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ID:     851458
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 330-290
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     7.78 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Demeter right, wearing grain-ear wreath, triple-pendant earring, and necklace; ΔAI to lower right
Reverse Legend:     META
Reverse Description:     Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to right; plough above leaf, MA[X] below
Mint:     Metapontum
Primary Reference:     Johnston class C, 1.34-5 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     HN Italy 1581
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=145755
Grade:     VF
Notes:     From the J. Olphin Collection.