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ID:     77000020
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Metapontum
Date Ruled:     Circa 340-330 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Weight:     7.97 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Leukippos right, wearing Corinthian helmet; grape bunch to left
Reverse Description:     META, seven grain barley ear with leaf to right; poppy-seed pod above leaf
Primary Reference:     Johnston class A, 4.4 (same dies)
Reference2:     HN Italy 1553
Reference3:     SNG ANS 402
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -; SNG Ashmolean 738 var. (same obv. die, no symbol on rev.)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Superb EF, lustrous with iridescent toning, some obverse die wear.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 20 From Collection C.G. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 63 (21 May 2003), lot 51.