A beautifully toned didrachm from Velia
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Starting price: 100 CHF
Price realized: 550 CHF
LUCANIA. Velia. Circa 280 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.05 g, 12 h). Head of Athena to left, wearing crested Attic helmet adorned with Pegasus; above visor, A; before neck, [Φ]; behind neck, IE in shallow incuse square. Rev. [ΥEΛHTΩN] Lion attacking stag to left. HN Italy 1318. Williams 545 ff. Beautifully toned. Light marks, otherwise, very fine.
From the Maggiore Collection, formed in the late 1970s to early 2000s.