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ID:     756901
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 340-330
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     7.84 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Demeter left; torch to left, K to right, ΔΑΜΑΤΗΡ around
Reverse Legend:     META
Reverse Description:     META up right, seven-grained barley ear, leaf to left, crab above leaf, ΑΡΧΙΓ below
Mint:     Metapontum
Primary Reference:     Johnston A6
Reference2:     SNG ANS 411 (same dies)
Reference3:     HN Italy 1564
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF
Notes:     Very rare symbol.Ex A.D.M. Collection; J. Vinchon, 1989, lot 45.