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ID:     77000015
Type:     Greek
Region:     LUCANIA
City:     Heraclea
Date Ruled:     Circa 390-340 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Weight:     7.84 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with Skylla hurling stone; EY to right
Reverse Description:     Herakles strangling the Nemean lion; [APOL] and club to left, oinochoe between Herakles’ legs
Primary Reference:     Van Keuren 51
Reference2:     HN Italy 1378
Reference3:     SNG ANS 65 (same dies)
Reference4:     SNG Lloyd -; SNG Ashmolean 615 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, dark iridescent toning.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 15 From the W.B. and R.E. Montgomery Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 63 (21 May 2003), lot 47; Leu 79 (31 October 2000), lot 247.