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ID:     860256
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Velia
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 280
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     7.23 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     A / IE
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena left, wearing helmet decorated with griffin; A above visor, IE in incuse square behind neck guard
Reverse Legend:     YEΛHTΩN
Reverse Description:     Lion attacking stag left; YEΛHTΩN above
Primary Reference:     William 564 (O282/R395)
Reference2:     HN Italy 1317
Reference3:     Gulbenkian 117 (same dies)
Reference4:     Dewing 474 (same dies); de Nanteuil 194 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=155647
Grade:     Good VF, toned.
Notes:     Ex Classical Numismatic Group 43 (24 September 1997), lot 92.