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Lucania, Velia AR Didrachm
Helmeted head of Athena left, wearing Phrygian helmet decorated with centauress, KE monogram behind

Lion left, tearing prey, A above, KE monogram below, ΥΕΛΗΤΩΝ in ex.

Circa 334-300 BC

7.22g

Williams 327 (O.174/R.243)
BMC 74; HN Italy 1294.

Ex-Calgary coin

The KE obverse monogram is the signature of Kleudoros, the artist or mint master of Velia.
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Enodia  [Oct 27, 2013 at 12:50 AM]
great coin! i love these lion & prey types
Steve E  [Oct 27, 2013 at 01:16 AM]
Nice high relief! I really want an engraver signed coin
David Atherton  [Oct 27, 2013 at 01:21 AM]
Absolutely a fantastic coin! The obverse is in a very fine style and the reverse is amazing.
Randygeki(h2)  [Oct 27, 2013 at 11:42 AM]
Sweet addition! Not sure what side I like more!
SPQR Matt  [Oct 27, 2013 at 10:28 PM]
A true beauty! Congratulations!
 

   

 
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