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    LUCANIA. Velia. Ca. 334-300 BC. AR didrachm (23mm, 7.57 gm, 2h).  Head of Athena left, wearing crested Attic helmet ornamented with olive wreath / Lion advancing left, with right forepaw raised; ΥΕΛHΤΩΝ in exergue. Williams 379j (this coin). SNG Lockett 553 (same dies). HN Italy 1298. Struck on a broad flan and beautifully toned. An attractive piece with a distinguished pedigree.  NGC XF 5/5 - 4/5, Fine Style.

    Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 46 (2 April 2008), lot 171; Leu 57 (25 May 1993), lot 11; Hess 257 (12 November 1986), lot 40; Hess-Leu (7 April 1960), lot 52. 


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