Greek Silver & Bronze
ITALY, Lucania, Metapontum, (c.400-350 B.C.), silver stater or nomos, (7.60 grams), by Aristoxenos, obv. head of female (Kore) to right, the hair falls into thick tresses, wearing ear of barley, barley grain behind, [API] to right of neck, rev. corn ear, META**PO[N] to right, a locust with head upwards to left, (S.409 [Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â£650], Noe [NN&M 47, 1984] 439, Jameson 324, SNG ANS 335, BMC 83 [all three from the same dies]). Off centred on the obverse, otherwise good very fine/very fine and rare.
Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 67 (lot 1622). Noe and Johnston note a total of 13 coins exist for this type.
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ITALY, Lucania, Metapontum, (c.400-350 B.C.), silver stater or nomos, (7.60 grams), by Aristoxenos, obv. head ...