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Lot# 6Estimate: US$5500
Lucania, Metapontum. Nomos
Lucania, Metapontum. c. 290-280 BC. Nomos, 7.92g. (6h). Obv: Diademed head of Herakles right, with top of club emerging behind neck. Rx: META Ear of barley with leaf to right; above right, handle of two-handled cup. HN Italy 248. Johnston, Metapontum D4.2. Kraay 248. Extremely beautiful, rare issue known from very few dies. Struck in high relief. Toned EF.

Ex Nomos 8, 22 October 2013, lot 32. Ex Leu 86, 5 May 2003, lot 241.
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