Ancients: Velia. Ca. 400-340 BC. AR stater or nomos (21.5mm, 7.61 gm, 2h). ...
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Crowne Plaza Hotel
5440 N. River Rd.
Rosemont, IL 60018
Rare Early Velia StaterVelia. Ca. 400-340 BC. AR stater or nomos (21.5mm, 7.61 gm, 2h). Lion crouching right on dotted ground line, mouth open and tail between legs, retrograde B above, all within dotted circle / YEΛ-HTΩN, head of nymph Velia right in archaic style, hair bound in pearl hair band (krobylos), wearing pearl necklace. Williams 215 (O129/R162). HN Italy 1276. Very rare early variety, seldom offered. Minor reverse graffito, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Ex Dr. Peter M. Suter Collection (M & M Basel 89, 14 June 2000), lot 8.
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