Obv. hd Athena frontal wearing Attic helmet decorated with Scylla
Rev. owl holding olive branch
Van Keuren 119 3.73 g Classical Numismatic Group > Mail Bid Sale 60 2002 lot 69 Estimate 500 USD, realized 745 USD type vK 114-123 LUCANIA, Herakleia. Circa 281-278 BC. AR Drachm (3.73 gm). Head of Athena facing three-quarters right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with Skylla hurling a stone; monogram under left helmet crest, E under right helmet crest / Owl standing right on olive branch, head facing; club to left, FILW to right. Van Keuren 119 (same dies); SNG ANS 81. Lightly toned, good VF, very slight porosity in fields. Wonderfully executed dies. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Auction 54 (14 June 2000), lot 161.