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ID:     160193
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Date Struck:     BC Circa 290-280
Diameter:     22 mm
Weight:     7.86 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     Δ
Obverse Description:     Wreathed head of Demeter right, wearing triple-pendant earring and necklace; Δ behind
Reverse Legend:     META / ΦΙ
Reverse Description:     META, ear of barley with seven grains, leaf to right; above leaf, star above two amphoras; ΦI below leaf
Primary Reference:     Johnston Class D, 4.16
Reference2:     SNG ANS 517
Reference3:     HN Italy 1625
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, attractive cabinet tone, light die rust, struck on an irregular flan.