1070837 | GREEK. LUCANIA. Velia. Velia. Struck c. 300-280 BC. AR Didrachm. NGC Ch. XF (Choice Extremely Fine) Strike 4/5 Surface 4/5 Flan flaw. 22mm. 7.49gm. Head of Athena, left, wearing Attic helmet decorated with hippocamp; monogram in left field / YEΛHTΩN in exergue. Lion walking, right; above, Φ and I between trident. HN Italy 1312.

Philistion Group.


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Velia was the Roman name of an ancient city of Magna Graecia on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. It was founded by Greeks from Phocaea as Hyele around 538–535 BC. The name later changed to Ele and then Elea before it became known by its current Latin and Italian name during the Roman era. [Wikipedia].

1070837 GREEK. LUCANIA. Velia. Velia. Struck c. 300-280 BC. AR Didrachm. NGC Ch. XF (Choice Extremely Fine) Strike 4/5 Surface 4/5 Flan flaw. 22mm. 7.49gm. Head of Athena, left, wearing Attic helmet decorated with hippocamp; monogram in left fiel...

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