In the time of the Greek colonisation the coast of Latium was in the hands of the Etruscans. They did not tollerate Greek colonisation on these shores.


Alba Fucens
The city Alba Fucens was occupied by a Roman colony in 303 BC.
303-263 BC AR unit             1.2        hd Hermes/griffin
           AR half-units       0.6        hd Athena Cor helm/eagle on thunderbolt

300-280 BC AR half unit        0.6        hd Hermes/back to back: mask Seilenos, hd boar