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ID:     792023
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Heraclea
Issuer:     Time of Pyrrhos of Epiros
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 281-278
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     7.82 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena facing slightly right, wearing triple-crested Attic helmet decorated with Skylla throwing a stone; monogram to left
Reverse Legend:     ΗΡΑΚΛΗΙΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Herakles standing facing, head left, holding skyphos in extended right hand, lion skin draped over, and cornucopia cradled in, left arm; club leaning against left leg; to left, ΑΡΙΣΤΟ
Mint:     Heraclea
Primary Reference:     Van Keuren 93
Reference2:     HN Italy 1391
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Superb EF