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ID:     77000021
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Date Ruled:     Circa 330-290 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Weight:     7.86 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Demeter left, wearing grain-ear wreath, triple-pendant earring, and necklace
Reverse Description:     META, barley ear of seven grains, with leaf to left; tongs above leaf, AQA below leaf
Primary Reference:     Johnston class C, 4.28 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     HN Italy 1583
Reference3:     SNG ANS 459-61
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd 392; SNG Ashmolean 752-3; Jameson 320; Gulbenkian 75
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=114444
Grade:     EF, even gray toning with golden hues.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 21 From Collection C.G.