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Description:

Lucania, Metapontion AR Stater. Circa 430-400 BC. Head of Demeter right, hair bound in crossed fillet; [HYΓIEIA along neck truncation] / Barley ear of six grains, leaf to left, ME upwards to right, [T] below leaf. Noe 413 (same dies); HN Italy 1516. 7.09g, 19mm, 9h.

Very Fine. Struck on a tight flan; scattered marks. From dies of pleasing style, lightly toned.

The delightful obverse die used to strike this piece included the inscription HYΓIEIA along the neck truncation, which Noe (following Head) took as identifying the type, or possibly as an epithet.

Lot 22: Lucania, Metapontion AR Stater.

Estimate: £150.00 (approx. $198.24 / €168.12 )

Currently: £120.00

High Bidder: kairis

Bids: 1

Ending: 02/12/2017 at 13:03:30

Now: 19/11/2017 – 18:01:10

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