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ID:     77000025
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Velia
Date Ruled:     Circa 300-280 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Date Struck:     on exceptional metal.
Weight:     7.52 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     Φ
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena right, wearing crested, winged, and laureate Attic helmet; monogram behind neck, Φ below chin
Reverse Legend:     [ΥΕ]ΛΗΤΩΝ / Φ-I / Π
Reverse Description:     lion standing right; above, Φ-I flanking grain ear; Π below
Primary Reference:     Williams 482 (O240/R339)
Reference2:     HN Italy 1309
Reference3:     SNG ANS 1382
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -; SNG Ashmolean 1349 (same dies); Weber 941 (same dies); McClean 1461 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, toned, die break and area of weak strike on obverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 25 Struck on exceptional metal.