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Velia, Lucania

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55513 Order
Italy, Lucania, Velia, ex: Ratto, MM, Leu
AR Drachm, 3.88g. 17x11mm.. c.510-465 B.C. Forepart of a lion to right devouring a stag's leg. Rev. Incuse square. Williams 16a(this coin). Lightly toned. An unusually well struck example in high relief and with the clearly defined prey that the lion is devouring.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Rudolfo Ratto, Lugano, October 9, 1934, lot 35, collection of an anonymous American
Ex: Bank Leu, Zurich, Auction 36, May 7, 1985, lot 28
Ex: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Auction 76, September 19, 1991, lot 665. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $4,500.00

 

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