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LUCANIA, Metapontion. Circa 540-510 BC. AR Nomos (28mm, 8.13 g, 12h). Ear of barley with eight grains; META up right field / Incuse ear of barley with eight grains. Noe Class VI, 125 (same dies, this coin referenced); HN Italy 1479; SNG ANS 215 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 304 (same dies); SNG Dreer 238 (same dies). Beautiful light gray toning with golden hues around the devices, minor die break on obverse. EF.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Triton XXII (9 January 2019), lot 19 (hammer $4500); Roma IV (30 September 2012), lot 16; Hess-Divo 320 (26 October 2011), lot 9; Naville V (18 June 1923), lot 432.