LUCANIA. METAPONTUM. Ca. 470-440 BC.
Silver AR Stater, 8.15 g., 20 mm.
Obv. META (retrograde), ear of barley within guilloche border.
Rev. Ear of barley in incuse.
Noe Class VI, 235 (same dies).
Ex Wilhelm Froehner Collection (R. Ratto, 13 May 1912), lot 234.
NGC graded AU, Strike 4/5, Surface 5/5, NGC # 2047876-003, a coin with an exceptionally pleasing surface and a century-old pedigree.