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Lot 167*
Metapontum under Hannibal, Half Shekel, c. 212-207 BC 3.7g. SNG ANS-550, Hunterian Catalog I, pl. VI,25, Sear-423. Obverse: Head of Athena right wearing crested Corinthian helmet, very late style. Reverse: Ear of wheat, META to left, leaf and owl to right. This very rare issue was struck in the brief time that Hannibal held Metapontum and Tarentum. Ex: Harlan J.Berk, Ltd. 5/94 South Italian Hoard; 6/7/94.
Sold for £372 (US$ 625) inc. premium
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Metapontum under Hannibal, Half Shekel, c. 212-207 BC
3.7g. SNG ANS-550, Hunterian Catalog I, pl. VI,25, Sear-423. Obverse: Head of Athena right wearing crested Corinthian helmet, very late style. Reverse: Ear of wheat, META to left, leaf and owl to right. This very rare issue was struck in the brief time that Hannibal held Metapontum and Tarentum. Ex: Harlan J.Berk, Ltd. 5/94 South Italian Hoard; 6/7/94.
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