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ID:     776318
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Obol
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 425-350
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     8.33 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of Demeter right
Reverse Legend:     ΟΒΟΛΟΣ
Reverse Description:     Grain ear; OBOLOS to left, poppy head to right
Primary Reference:     Johnston Bronze 004
Reference2:     HN Italy 1640
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=90318
Grade:     VF, even brown patina, light smoothing and scratch on obverse
Notes:     One of the few instances of a denomination being stated on a coin.