Greek Silver & Bronze
ITALY, Lucania, Heraclea, (330-280 B.C.), silver nomos, stater or didrachm, (7.695 grams), obv. head of Athena to right wearing crested Corinthian helmet adorned with a Scylla, K behind helmet, rev. Heracles standing facing, in left field above club a one-handled pot, holding club in right hand and lion's skin over left arm, to left A**QE*, to right [I-HPAK]**LHIWN*, (S.391; Work 83, Van Keuren 85, SNG Ash. 630 [same dies]). Weakly struck on reverse city legend and head of Heracles, brilliant, otherwise very fine - extremely fine and a very rare type.
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ITALY, Lucania, Heraclea, (330-280 B.C.), silver nomos, stater or didrachm, (7.695 grams), obv. head of ...