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ID:     5-008
Type:     Greek
Region:     Lucania
City:     Heraclea
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Date Struck:     B.C. 433-400
Diameter:     21.9 mm
Weight:     7.65 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Athena with Attic helmet to right, ornamented with Hippocamp with pointed wing, reversed Σ behind
Reverse Legend:     HEPAKΛHIΩN / Φ
Reverse Description:     Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion; bow and club to left, Φ between legs
Primary Reference:     Van Keuren 7
Reference2:     SNG ANS 53
Reference3:     HN Italy 1372
Photograph Credit:
Grade:     gVF
Notes:     (1 ) Agora Auction 5: Lot No. 8 (2) Ex Colin Pitchfork collection, CP 5077. Ex Classical Nunismatic Group Auction sale, September 18, 1996 (lot 107 illustrated), from a major hoard, the hoard seemingly unpublished