Metapontum (Lucania) - AE bronze

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Metapontum (Lucania) - AE bronze

Metapontum (Lucania).
AE bronze circa 290-250 B.C.
Three-quarter facing bust of Athena, head turned slightly right. She wears triple crested helmet and necklace.
Ear of barley with one leaf. Cross-torch right.
4,46 g. SNG Copenhagen 1251 ; HN Italy 1682 ; Johnston, Kraay-Morkholm Essays, 128,46. Rare. Splendid brown patina. A splendid exemplar

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