METAPONTUM SILVER STATER – LEUCIPPUS TYPE WITH LION HEAD CONTROL SYMBOL – VF FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK COIN (Inv. 16242)
LUCANIA. METAPONTUM. Ca. 340-330 BC.
Silver Stater, (7.65 g), 25 mm.
Obv. Helmeted head of Leucippus right, lion head right in left field.
Rev. META, ear of barley, club in left field.
Johnston Class B2; SNG ANS 432-42; SNG Copenhagen 1208; HN Italy 1575
Ex Hirsch 179, 9/21/1993, lot 76.
NGC graded VF, “Fine Style” noted, struck on a very neat and unusual oblong planchet.