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GREEK, Italy, Lucania, Velia
350-310 BC
AR Didrachm (21mm, 7.5g)
-Kleudoros Group-
O: Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with griffin.
R: Lion prowling left; Φ above, engraver's monogram >E (Kleudoros) below, YEΛHTΩN in ex.
Williams 297 / SNG ANS 1312 / SNG Ashmolean 1233 / HN Italy 1289 / Sear 460v
ex Jack H. Beymer

"... cast earth upon my body
And seek haven in Velia once more..."

~ Vergil
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Randygeki(h2)  [Aug 21, 2011 at 08:31 PM]
a great example or a beautiful coin!
Leo  [Jan 20, 2019 at 06:59 AM]
Less common type and great style.