Velia. Nomos circa 290-280/275, AR 7.57 g. Head of Athena l., wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with Pegasus; above visor, [A], below the neck, Φ and behind palmette-adorned neck-guard, IE within square frame. Rev. ΥΕΛΗΤΩΝ Lion l. pulling down stag. Williams 541. Mangieri 130 (these dies). SNG ANS 1400 (these dies). AMB 122 (these dies). Historia Numorum Italy 1318.
Rare and in a superb state of preservation for this lovely issue, undoubtedly among the
finest specimens known. Struck on a very broad flan and exceptionally complete.
Dark tone and good extremely fine
Ex Lanz sale 78, 1996, 99 (illustrated on the front and back cover pages).
|Price realized||14'000 CHF|
|Starting price||4'000 CHF|