Nomos of Metapontion with horned head of youth
about 430 B.C.
Mint: Lucania, Metapontion
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 004.
Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 7.51 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Young male head to right, with ram’s horn and ear; wreath of olive, with three leaves, over forehead.
Reverse: Ear of barley with eight grains; leaf to left.
At right: META
By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; September 19. 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 550-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour