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Live auction - bgr_630379 - LUCANIA - VELIA Nomos, statère ou didrachme

LUCANIA - VELIA Nomos, statère ou didrachme XF
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Estimate : 500 €
Price : 470 €
Maximum bid : 470 €
End of the sale : 27 April 2021 14:10:16
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Nomos, statère ou didrachme
Date: c. 400-350 AC.
Mint name / Town : Vélia, Lucanie
Metal : silver
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 7,09 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Joli revers. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Tête de Nymphe à droite.
Obverse legend : UELH.


Reverse legend : B (RÉTROGRADE).
Reverse description : Lion passant à droite.

Historical background


(350-281 BC)

Velia Elea for the Greeks, was founded around 540 BC by the Phoenicians who left Asia Minor after the fall of Sardis in 546 BC Velia became an ally of the Romans from 275 before BC The lion was the symbol of the city where its use on the coinage of Marseille Marseille as the metropolis had close ties with Velia. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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