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    Lucania, Herakleia. 370-281 B.C. AR nomos (or didrachm). Head right of Athena wearing crested Corinthian helmet ornamented with Skylla/Herakles standing, facing, holding club, bow and lion's skin; in upper left field, vase. 7.74 g. Cf. SNG Ashmolean 628, SNG ANS 74. F/VF, small test cut at edge and obverse off-center.
    In Southern Italy, the word "nomos" meant unit or division, having the same connotation as "stater" in mainland Greece and Asia Minor. (Variety PCGS# 100005, Base PCGS# 99972)

    Weight: 8.48 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver , 5.33% Copper


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    July, 2002
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