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ID:     710673
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Date Ruled:     Time of Alexander the Molossian, circa 334-330 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Sixth Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC circa 334-332
Weight:     1.30 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Hera right, wearing stephane and earring
Reverse Legend:     META
Reverse Description:     Six-grained barley ear with curly leaf to right
Primary Reference:     Johnston G2 (same dies)
Reference2:     SNG ANS -
Reference3:     SNG Cop -
Reference4:     HN Italy 1579
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 673 Extremely rare, only one example recorded by Johnston