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ID:     74000036
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Heraclea
Issuer:     Pyrrhos
Date Ruled:     Circa 281-278 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     7.69 g
Die Axis:     5 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:     |−ΗΡΑΚΛΕΙΩΝ / ΑΡΙΣΤΟ
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
Primary Reference:     Van Keuren 93
Reference2:     HN Italy 1391
Reference3:     SNG ANS -
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, toned
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 36 Very rare issue. From the David Herman Collection.