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503477.

LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 290-280 BC. AR Nomos (20.5mm, 7.58 g, 9h). Head of Demeter right, wearing wreath of grain ears, single-pendant earring, and necklace / Barley grain with leaf to left; above leaf, satyr standing right, playing pipes; META to right. Johnston Class D, 2.8 (same dies as illustration); HN Italy 1614. EF, attractively toned, slight die shift on obverse, areas of weak strike on reverse.


Ex Nomos 15 (22 October 2017), lot 9; Nomos FPL (Winter-Spring 2016), no. 6; Hess-Divo 328 (22 May 2015), lot 5, reportedly from a Swiss collector who purchased the piece from Maison Platt in 1980.