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    Brilliant Pyrrhus Gold Fraction

    LUCANIA. Metapontum. Time of Pyrrhus (ca. 290-279 BC). AV tetrobol or third-stater (14mm, 2.80 gm, 11h). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 4/5, Fine Style. Attic standard. ΛEYKIΠΠOΣ, bearded head of Leucippus right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, pushed back on head, decorated with Scylla hurling stone / Two barley ears of six grains, each with leaf; M-E across outer fields, ΣI between. Johnston G5.1 (same dies). HN Italy 1630. SNG ANS 397-8. Rare. deeply struck on a broad flan and displaying considerable luster.

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