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Bruttium, The Bretti, drachm
Veiled head of Hera Lakinia right, wearing polos; scepter over shoulder, feather to left

ΒΡΕΤΤΙΩΝ
Zeus standing left, right foot on ionic capital, holding scepter; crab to left, [tiny Γ between foot and scepter].

Second Punic War issue. Circa 216-214 BC.
3.88 g.

Arslan dies 12/17; Scheu 6877 var. (obv. symbol);

HN Italy 1969. VF, toned, struck with worn dies.

Rare issue with feather on obverse, unknown to Scheu.

Ex-CNG 407 lot 14, From the B. H. Webb Collection. Ex-Pipito Collection

Tough to photograph, much better in hand.
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Mat  [Oct 22, 2017 at 02:01 AM]
Cool addition
Nemonater  [Oct 22, 2017 at 09:17 PM]
That is a fantastic coin. Zeus with a crab? I would have guessed Poseidon!
okidoki  [Oct 23, 2017 at 01:51 PM]
Fantastic indeed congrats cf
Randygeki(h2)  [Oct 23, 2017 at 04:47 PM]
Excellent coin!
Enodia  [Feb 27, 2018 at 08:35 PM]
i love this veiled Hera!
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