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ID:     750621
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE15
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 300-250
Diameter:     15 mm
Weight:     3.23 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Veiled bust of Demeter right, wearing stephane
Reverse Legend:     META
Reverse Description:     Ear of barley with leaf to left and right; monogram above left leaf
Primary Reference:     Johnston, "The Bronze Coinage of Metapontum," Kraay-MØrkholm Essays, 57
Reference2:     SNG Morcom 292
Reference3:     SNG ANS 573
Reference4:     HN Italy 1693
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=62260
Grade:     Good VF, brown patina with yellow highlights, light encrustation.