drachm of Metapontion (Lucani), 280-278 BC

Obv. hd Athena wearing Attic helmet
Rev. barley corn, META l, kantharos r



SNG ANS 541-548   3.17 g   Fritz Rudolf Kčnker Mčnzenhandlung Auction 94 (2004) 126 no. 126, estimate 400 EUR



The Lucani, Bruttii and Samnites joined Pyrrhos after his victory over the Romans near Heraclea (280 BC). Coins were struck in Metapontum.
E.S.G. Robinson, Coinages of the Second Punic War, NC 1064, 51.


   3.17 g   Fritz Rudolf Kčnker Mčnzenhandlung Auction 94 (2004) 126, estimate 400 EUR
   2.96 g   Gorny & Mosch Giessener Mčnzhandlung Auction 141 (2005) 33
                          NAC P (2005) 1072 (A Selection of Coins of Magna Graecia and Sicily from the A.D.M Collection) d=18 mm
   3.01 g   SNG ANS 541
   3.06 g   SNG ANS 542
   2.83 g   SNG ANS 543
   2.89 g   SNG ANS 544
   3.08 g   SNG ANS 545
   2.97 g   SNG ANS 546
   2.94 g   SNG ANS 547
   3.17 g   SNG ANS 548
   2.93 g   SNG Cop 1241