A silver stater coin from the town of Metapontum in Lucania, Italy circa 350 BCE.
Mint: Metapontum.

Obverse Description

Head of Leucippus in Corinthian helmet facing right; behind, a cross headed torch.

Reverse Description

Ear of barley with leaf on right side; to left META, above leaf a monogram like HH

Edge Description



Leucippus was the leader of the colonising group that settled Metapontum in about 700 BC

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