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Brettian AE Didrachm or reduced Sextans
Head of Ares left; wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with griffin; thunderbolt below

BPETTIΩN
Hera Hoplosmia (or Athena) advancing right, holding spear and shield; at feet

Bruttium Circa 211-203 BC

16.39g; 29mm

HN Italy ? depends on mark off flan

A nice big heavy coin minted by the last loyal hold outs against Rome in support of Hannibal.
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Mat  [Sep 06, 2018 at 10:07 PM]
A beautiful example, love the color
quadrans  [Sep 06, 2018 at 10:56 PM]
Great coin , and details,
Enodia  [Sep 07, 2018 at 12:33 AM]
substantial!
Nemonater  [Sep 07, 2018 at 03:02 PM]
Awesome piece of history!
okidoki  [Sep 08, 2018 at 04:02 PM]
wonderful coloring
Randygeki(h2)  [Sep 10, 2018 at 05:49 AM]
Great looking coin, love the patina
Ajax  [Sep 28, 2018 at 10:10 PM]
Awesome coin