Ancient Coinage of Lucania, Metapontion


Metapontion or Metapontum, in Lucania, on the Gulf of Taranto, southern Italy

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BMC 75Metapontum, Lucania, AR Didrachm. Head of Leukippos right, bearded, wearing Corinthian helmet on which Nike in fast quadriga and sea-horse with curled wing; behind, half of running lion right and APH / METAPONTION, ear of barley with leaf left, club behind lead, AMI below leaf. BMC 75.TextImage
BMC 173Metapontum, Lucania, AE Obol, 1.89 gr. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin / META, grain-ear with leaf right, torch with cross-pieces at the top in right field. BMC 173; HN 1685; Johnson 49.TextImage
BMC 192Metapontum, Lucania, AE 14.4mm. 4th c. BC. Athena advancing left brandishing spear and holding shield / META, Owl standing right, head facing, ear of barley to right, with leaf right. ANS 562; BMC 192.TextImage
HN Italy 1516Metapontum, Lucania, AR Stater. Ca. 380-340 BC. HYGIEIA in tiny letters on the neck truncation, head of Hygieia right, wearing earring, hair tied with a fillet, all within laurel wreath / MET-A, ear of barley with leaf on the left. Noe 416; McClean 927; Rutter HN 1516.TextImage
HN Italy 1557Metapontion, Lucania. Ca 340-330 BC. AR Nomos or Didrachm, 20mm, 7.37 g, ELEUQERIOS, Laureate head of Zeus Eleutherios right, D in left field / META, Ear of barley with seven grains and leaf to left; crouching Silenos above leaf, AD below. Johnston A2.1; HN Italy 1557; SNG ANS 451 SNG Lloyd 373; SNG München 988; SNG Manchester 202.TextImage
HN Italy 1558Metapontion, Lucania, AR nomos. Ca 340-330 BC. 20mm, 7.46 g. Laureate head of Zeus right, [thunderbolt to left] / METAPON, Barley ear of seven grains, leaf to right; KA[L] above leaf. Johnston Class A6.3 (same dies); HN Italy 1558; SNG ANS 412–3 (same dies); Jameson 301 (same obv. die).TextImage
HN Italy 1603Metapontion, Lucania. Ca 325-275 BC. AR Diobol, 1.09 g. Laureate head of Zeus Ammon right, with ram's horn / ME, Ear of barley with six grains and leaf to right, tripod in right field. HN Italy 1603; Johnston F6.2 (same dies); SNG ANS 520; SNG Lloyd 397.TextImage
HN Italy 1661Metapontum, Lucania, AE12. Late 4th century BC. 1.71 g. Head of Demeter right, wreathed with grain / M-E to left and right of barley corn. Rutter, HN Italy 1661; Johnston 26 (in Essays.. Kraay Mörkholm).TextImage
HN Italy 1666Metapontum, Lucania, AE13. Late 4th century BC. 2.06 g. Head of Demeter left, wreathed with grain / M-E T-A in two lines to left and right of barley corn. Rutter, HN Italy 1666; Johnston 31 (in Essays.. Kraay Mörkholm)TextImage
HN Italy 1692Metapontion, Lucania. AE, ca. 350-300 BC. Wreathed head of Demeter left / META, ear of barley with leaf on the right. HN Italy 1692; Johnston 56; BMC -; Sear Greece 623 var.TextImage
HN Italy 1703Metapontion, Lucania. AE17, Late 3rd Century BC. 3.50 gr. Bearded head of Leukippos left, wearing Corinthian helmet / META to right of Demeter standing facing, looking left, left hand on hip, holding torch (surmounted by an X) in right hand; barley-ear in left field. Rutter HN Italy 1703; Johnston 67; SNG München 1019; SNG ANS 561.TextImage
Johnston 5LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 400-350 BC. AE Obol. NIKA below, head of Nike right; O behind / M-E, ear of barley with six grains; herm on left. SNG ANS 553, BMC 167, SNG Cop 1243. TextImage
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Johnston 13.3Lucania, Metapontum AR Diobol. 280-270 BC. Head of Apollo Karneios left / ear of barley. TextImage
Johnston 21gLucania, Metapontum AR Diobol. 280-270 BC. Head of Athena right / ear of barley. TextImage
Johnston 39Lucania, Metapontum AE15. ca 275-250 BC. Eagle standing left, wings spread; wreath at left / META, barley ear with seven grains and leaf to left, winged thunderbolt at right. SNG ANS 603, HN 1674. TextImage
Johnston 40LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 300-250 BC. AE 15mm. Laureate head of Apollo left / META, ear of barley; tripod right. Johnston 40; SNG ANS 597. TextImage
Johnston 43aLUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 300-250 BC. AE 12mm. Laureate head of Pan right / META, ear of barley; syrinx right above leaf. BMC 205. TextImage
Johnston 47Lucania, Metapontion. Early-Mid 3rd Century BC. AE 15mm. Head of Dionysos left, wearing ivy wreath / Barley ear; cross-torch to right. TextImage
Johnston 50LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 300-250 BC. AE 13mm. Head of Athena left, in crested Corinthian helmet / M-E, three barley grains arranged in a circle; cross-torch. SNG ANS 581-582, SNG Cop 1265. TextImage
Johnston 54Metapontion, Lucania. AE16. 300-250 BC. 1.90 g. Head of Hermes right, wearing petasos / three grains of barley. Johnston 54; SNG Ans 2 580.TextImage
Johnston 57Metapontion, Lucania. AE15. Veiled head of Demeter right, wearing stephane / ear of barley, META to right, long leaf with VE above to left. Johnston 57; SNG ANS 573; SNG Cop. 1259; McClean 1014.TextImage
Johnston 60Lucania, Metapontion. ca 300-250 BC. AE 15mm. Head of Herakles right, in lion's skin headdress / META, ear of barley. SNG ANS 567-568, BMC 174, SNG Cop 1253, HN 1696. TextImage
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Johnston 66Lucania, Metapontion. Late 3rd Century BC. AE 18mm. Head of Leukippos right, wearing Corinthian helmet with hippocamp on bowl / META, Demeter standing facing, holding cross-torch to left. SNG ANS 561. TextImage
Johnston 68Lucania, Metapontum: AE15, ca. 250-200 BC, 3.10gm, 15.3mm. Athena Alkidemos advancing right, brandishing shield and spear / META, owl standing left on ear of barley. Johnston 68; HN Italy 1704. TextImage
Johnston 68bMetapontum, Lucania. 4th cent. BC. AE15; 3.8 gr. Athena advancing right in fighting pose, holding shield and spear / (META), Owl standing right on ear of barley. ANS III, 1025; Johnston 68b.TextImage
Johnston 68cLucania, Metapontion. ~3rd Century BC. AE 15mm. Athena Alkidemos standing left, holding shield and brandishing spear / Owl standing left on barley stalk. TextImage
Johnston 69Metapontion, Lucania. 4th c. BC. AE 14mm, 3.62 gr. Athena standing left in fighting attitude, holding shield and spear / META, Owl standing right on corn-ear. ANS 2, 562; Johnston 69.TextImage
Johnston 78Lucania, Metapontion AE 16mm. Late 3rd Century BC. Head of Demeter right, barley ear in hair / Two barley ears; bird above leaf in right field. SNG ANS 602. TextImage
Johnston A5.1Lucania, Metapontion. ca 340-330 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Demeter right, in stephane & necklace; cross torch behind / META upwards on left, seven-grained barley ear, leaf to right; TH above leaf. SNG ANS 408. TextImage
Johnston A7.5Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 335-330 BC. Veiled head of Demeter right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; A P to either side / Seven-grained barley ear with leaf to left and right; tripod on left leaf, PPO on right leaf. SNG ANS 416. TextImage
Johnston A7.6Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 340-330 BC. Wreathed & veiled head of Demeter right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; A behind, P before / META downward on right, ear of barley with seven grains, leaves to left & right; tripod above left leaf, PRO above right leaf. SNG ANS 416. TextImage
Johnston B1.1Lucania, Metapontum AR Distater. 333/2–331 BC. Bearded head of Leucippus right in Corinthian helmet ornamented with quadriga on bowl & tiny hippocamp at cleft, behind neck lion forepart right & APH / METAPONTINWN, barley ear with leaf on left, club above leaf, AMI below. SNG ANS 430–431, HN Italy 1574. TextImage
Johnston B1.2Lucania, Metapontion AR Double Nomos. ca 330 BC. Helmeted head of Leukippos, quadriga & hippocamp on helmet; forepart of lion & AGH behind / Barley ear with seven grains; club on leaf, AMI below leaf. SNG ANS 430. TextImage
Johnston B2Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. Helmeted head of Leukippos right; lion's head behind / Barley ear with seven grains; leaf to left, club on leaf, AMI below leaf. SNG ANS 432ff. TextImage
Johnston B2.1ffMetapontion. c330 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted head of Leukippos right; lion’s head behind / Barley ear with seven grains; leaf to left, club on leaf, AMI below leaf. TextImage
Johnston B2.18Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 330 BC. Helmeted head of Leukippos right; lion's head behind / META, barley ear; AMI below leaf, club on leaf. TextImage
Johnston B2.23Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. ca 330-325 BC. Head of Leukippos right, wearing Corinthian helme head of lion behind, AP monogram below chin / META, seven-grained barley ear, dove to right. SNG ANS 432-442. TextImage
Johnston B2.24Lucania, Metapontion. c330-325 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Leukippos right in Corinthian helmet; lion-head behind, monogram below chin / META, barley ear; club upright above leaf, AMI below. SNG ANS 435. TextImage
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Johnston B3.16Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 340-330 BC. ΛEYKIΠ-ΠOΣ, helmeted head of Leukippos right; S below, hound seated left behind / META upward on left, ear of barley with seven grains, leaf to right with dove sitting right upon it & AM below. SNG Cop 1211, SNG ANS 446, HN 1576. TextImage
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Johnston B3.20Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 330 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted head of Leukippos right; dog (off flan) behind / Barley ear, leaf to right; AMI below leaf, dove on leaf. SNG ANS 448. TextImage
Johnston B3.23Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 330-325 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Leukippos right, wearing Corinthian helmet; behind, dog seated left, raising paw / META, seven-grained barley-ear with stalk to right. TextImage
Johnston B3.27Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 330 BC. AR Nomos. LEUKI-PPOS, helmeted head of Leukippos right; dog behind (off flan) / META upwards to left, barley ear; AMI below leaf, dove on leaf. SNG ANS 448, SNG Fitz 498. TextImage
Johnston B4.4Lucania, Metapontion. ca 340-330 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted head of Leukippos right; AMI behind / META upwards on left, seven-grained barley ear; leaf to right, thunderbolt above leaf. TextImage
Johnston BaLucania, Metapontum AR Distater. ca 334–330 BC. Bearded head of Leucippus right, in Corinthian helmet ornamented with Nike in quadriga on bowl, lion forepart running right & ANA behind / METAPONTINWN, barley ear with leaf on left, club above leaf, AMI below leaf. SNG ANS 431. TextImage
Johnston C1Lucania, Metapontum AR Stater. ca 325 BC. Head of Demeter right, wreathed with grain, in triple pendant earring, DAI under chin / META, grain ear with leaf on right, plow above leaf, MAX below leaf. TextImage
Johnston C1.4Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. Circa 325-280 BC. Wreathed head of Demeter right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; DAI under chin / Barley ear with seven grains; leaf to right with plow above, MAC below. SNG ANS 481. TextImage
Johnston C1.32Metapontion. c325-280 BC. AR Nomos. Wreathed head of Demeter right in triple-pendant earring & necklace; AEAI under chin / Barley ear with seven grains; leaf to right with plow above, MAX below. SNG ANS 467ff. TextImage
Johnston C1.55Lucania, Metapontion. c325-280 BC. AR Nomos. Wreathed head of Demeter right / Ear of barley, leaf to left with plow above, MI below; META to left of ear. TextImage
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Johnston C2.1Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 325-280 BC. Wreathed, three-quarter facing head of Demeter in necklace & earrings; AG in right field below earring / META left, barley ear of seven grains; trident to left. TextImage
Johnston C2.2Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 325-280 BC. Wreathed, three-quarter facing head of Demeter in necklace & earrings; AG in right field below earring / META left, barley ear of seven grains; bucranium above leaf, AQA below leaf. TextImage
Johnston C2.3cfLucania, Metapontum AR Stater. ca 325–290 BC. Head of Demeter three quarters right, in tiny stephane & wreathed with grain, AG to right / META, barley ear with leaf on right, bucranium above leaf, AQA below leaf. TextImage
Johnston C2.6Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 330-290 BC. Wreathed, three-quarter facing head of Demeter, turned slightly right, in necklace & earrings; AG in right field below earring / META upwards on left, seven-grained barley ear, leaf to right; bucranium above leaf, AQA below. SNG ANS 463. TextImage
Johnston C5.6Metapontion. c325-280 BC. AR Nomos. Wreathed head of Demeter left, in triple-pendant earring and necklace / Seven-grained barley ear, trident above leaf. SNG ANS 452ff. TextImage
Johnston C5.8Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 325-280 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Demeter left / Ear of barley with leaf to left; small hayfork above. TextImage
Johnston C5.11Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. Circa 325-280 BC. Wreathed head of Demeter left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace / META, Barley ear with eight grains; leaf to right with fork above, DA below. SNG ANS -, HN 1582. TextImage
Johnston C6.15Lucania, Metapontion. ca 330-290 BC. AR Nomos. Wreathed head of Demeter left, in triple-pendant earring & necklace / META upwards on right, seven-grained barley ear, leaf to left; griffin above leaf, LY below. SNG ANS 491. TextImage
Johnston C6.16Lucania, Metapontion. c325-280 BC. AR Nomos. Wreathed head of Demeter left / META right, seven-grained barley ear, leaf to left; griffin above leaf, LY below. SNG ANS 491. TextImage
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Johnston C8Metapontum AR Nomos. Head of Demeter right / META, grain ear. TextImage
Johnston C9.3Metapontion. c325-280 BC. AR Nomos. Wreathed head of Demeter right, in triple-pendant earring and necklace / Barley ear with eight grains; leaf to right, Nike on leaf. SNG ANS 496. TextImage
Johnston D1.1Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 280 BC. Wreathed head of Demeter left / META, six-grained barley ear, leaf to right; spindle above leaf. SNG ANS 506. TextImage
Johnston D3.10Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 280 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Demeter right, wearing earring and necklace; DI behind / META right, seven-grained barley ear with leaf to left; amphora above leaf, [TA] below leaf. SNG ANS 509. TextImage
Johnston D4.2Lucania, Metapontion. ca 290-280 BC. AR Nomos. Bearded head of Herakles right, in thin hair band over curled hair; club over shoulder & lion's skin secured by knotted paws at truncation / META to left, small six-grained barley ear with leaf to right; kantharos above leaf. SNG ANS -. TextImage
Johnston D4.9Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. ca 290-280 BC. Head of Demeter right, wreathed with grain, DI behind neck / Barley ear with leaf on right, cornucopia containing two grain ears above leaf, F[I] under leaf. SNG ANS 516, HN Italy 1624. TextImage
Johnston D4.12Metapontion. c280 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Demeter right, AEI behind / META, Seven-grained barley ear with leaf to right; cornucopiae above leaf, FI below leaf, ant left. SNG ANS 516. TextImage
Johnston D4.15Lucania, Metapontum AR Stater. ca 280 BC. Head of Demeter right, wreathed with grain, DI behind / META, grain ear with leaf on right, two amphorae above leaf, FI below leaf. TextImage
Johnston D4.16Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 290-280 BC. Wreathed head of Demeter right, in triple-pendant earring & necklace; D behind / META, ear of barley with seven grains, leaf to right; above leaf, star above two amphoras; FI below leaf. SNG ANS 517, HN Italy 1625. TextImage
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Johnston D4.5Lucania, Metapontum AR Stater. ca 290–280 BC. Bearded head of Leucippus right in laureate, crested Corinthian helmet, ÄI behind neck / META, barley ear with leaf on right, triskeles above leaf, FI below. SNG ANS 515, HN Italy 1622. TextImage
Johnston F1.3Lucania, Metapontion. c320-228 BC. AR Reduced Drachm. Owl standing right on olive branch / META upwards, ear of barley, cauduceus above leaf at right. TextImage
Johnston F5.1Lucania, Metapontion AR Diobol. ca 325-275 BC. Laureate head of Zeus Ammon right / META upward on left, ear of barley with seven grains, leaf to right; owl standing right on leaf, P below leaf. SNG Lockett 432. TextImage
Johnston G2Lucania, Metapontion. c330-300 BC. AV Sixth Stater. Head of Hera right, wearing stephane / META, six-grained ear of barley. TextImage
Johnston G3Lucania, Metapontion. ca 302 BC. AV Third Stater or Diobol of Italic-Achaean Standard. Three-quarter facing head of Nike, slightly right, in necklace & earrings, her hair is rolled back from her face, apparently gathered behind & falling loose beside her neck, NIKA upward to right / METAPON, six-grained barley ear with curled leaf to right. TextImage
Johnston G5Lucania, Metapontion. ca 280-279 BC. AV Third Stater or Diobol of Attic Standard. Bearded head of Leukippos right, in crested Corinthian helmet decorated with Skylla hurling a stone / M-E, two six-grained barley ears, each leaf to the outside; SI between. SNG ANS 397. TextImage
Noe 11Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 550-510 BC. AR Nomos. MET, ear of barley of eight grains / Incuse ear of barley. TextImage
Noe 19Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 540-510 BC. AR Nomos. Ear of barley with eight grains / Incuse ear of barley with eight grains. SNG ANS 169, HN Italy 1459. TextImage
Noe 20Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 540-510 BC. MET downwards on left, ear of barley with nine grains / Incuse ear of barley with eight grains. SNG ANS 169. TextImage
Noe 30LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 540-510 BC. AR Third Nomos. MET downwards on left, ear of barley with seven grains / MET (raised) downwards on right, incuse ear of barley with seven grains. SNG ANS 176. TextImage
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Noe 34cfLucania, Metapontion. ca 540-510 BC. AR Obol. MET, broad ear of barley with five grains / MET retrograde, incuse ear of barley. TextImage
Noe 40cfLucania. Metapontum AR Stater. ca 540–510 BC. MET, barley ear / Incuse barley ear. Cf. Noe 40–44. HN Italy 1463. TextImage
Noe 42Lucania, Metapontion. ca 530-500 BC. AR Nomos. MET downwards on left, ear of barley with seven grains / Incuse ear of barley with seven grains. SNG ANS 180.TextImage
Noe 47Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 430-400 BC. AR Obol. Ear of barley with four grains / Ox head facing. TextImage
Noe 61cfLucania, Metapontion. Circa 550-510 BC. AR Obol (0.39 gm). Ear of barley; Q at left, MET at right. TextImage
Noe 82Lucania, Metapontum AR Third Stater. ca 540–510 BC. META, barley ear / Incuse barley ear. HN Italy 1468. TextImage
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Noe 92Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 540-510 BC. ME-TA, ear of barley with seven grains / Incuse ear of barley with six grains. SNG ANS 198, SNGCop 1160. TextImage
Noe 97Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Nomos. ME-TA, ear of barley with seven grains / Incuse ear of barley with seven grains. TextImage
Noe 114Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 525-480 BC. AR Nomos. META right, ear of barley with eight grains / Incuse ear of barley with eight grains. TextImage
Noe 127LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 540-510 BC. AR Nomos. META upwards on right, ear of barley with eight grains / Incuse ear of barley with nine grains. SNG ANS 215-216. TextImage
Noe 134LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 540-510 BC. AR Nomos. META downwards on left, ear of barley with seven grains / Incuse ear of barley with seven grains. TextImage
Noe 136Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 540-510 BC. AR Nomos. Ear of barley with eight grains / Incuse ear of barley with seven grains. SNG ANS 218, HN Italy 1481. TextImage
Noe 166Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. ca 495-480. META, ear of barley / incuse of obverse. Johnston-Noe 166 (same dies); Gorini 23; SNG ANS 223; SNG Cop-; HN Italy 1482. TextImage
Noe 173Lucania, Metapontum AR Stater. ca 510–470 BC or later. META, barley ear / Incuse barley ear. McClean 890, HN Italy 1482. TextImage
Noe 180Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 530-500 BC. AR Nomos. META right, ear of barley with eight grains / Incuse ear of barley with eight grains. TextImage
Noe 201Lucania, Metapontion. c460 BC. AR Nomos. Grain ear with six grains; META upwards to left / Grain-ear incuse, six grains. SNG ANS 237. TextImage
Noe 205Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 510-470 BC. AR Nomos. Ear of barley with six grains / Incuse ear of barley with six grains. SNG ANS 237, HN Italy 1482. TextImage
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Noe 222Lucania. Metapontum AR Stater. ca 470–440 BC. META, barley ear, ram’s head right, facing upward, in left field / Incuse barley ear. HN Italy 1485. TextImage
Noe 246Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 465-450 BC. Ear of barley with six grains / Incuse ear of barley with six grains. SNG ANS 253. TextImage
Noe 264Lucania, Metapontion AR Triobol. ca 470-440 BC. Ear of barley with six grains / Incuse bucranium. SNG ANS 260, SNGCop 1176. TextImage
Noe 275Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 500-465 BC. AR Diobol. Ear of barley / Incuse bucranium. TextImage
Noe 286LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 470-440 BC. AR Triobol. META upwards on right, ear of barley with five grains / Incuse bucranium. SNG ANS 269. TextImage
Noe 314LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 440-430 BC. AR Nomos. META upwards on right, ear of barley with six grains / Nude Apollo standing left, holding laurel tree in right hand, bow in left. SNG ANS 277, SNG Cop 1185. TextImage
Noe 320aLucania, Metapontion. Circa 440-430 BC. AR Half Nomos. Ear of barley with six grains / Apollo standing facing, head right, holding bow; all within laurel wreath. SNG ANS 279, HN Italy 1497. TextImage
Noe 322Lucania, Metapontum AR Stater. ca 430–400 BC. Head of Demeter right, wearing cruciform earring & spendone covered by veil, cross-torch before face (off flan this specimen) / MET-APO, barley ear.SNG ANS 280, HN Italy 1511. TextImage
Noe 379gMetapontion, Lucania, ca 420-410 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Demeter right, hair tied with fillet wrapped twice around head / META right, six-grained barley ear with leaf to left. SNG ANS 299. TextImage
Noe 422LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 375 BC. Obv signed by the artist Aristoxenos. AR Nomos. Head of Demeter left in necklace, triple-pendant earring & wreath of olive leaves; ARISTOXE in small letters on the truncation of the neck / META right, seven-grained barley ear with leaf to left. SNG ANS 325. TextImage
Noe 433Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 380-340 BC. Signed obverse by Aristoxenos. Head of Kore left, wearing ampyx and earring / META right, six-grained barley ear with leaf to right. Noe 433, Jameson 277. TextImage
Noe 455Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 340-330 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Dionysos left / Barley ear; leaf to right. TextImage
Noe 461Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. ca 400-350 BC. Head of Apollo to right, rev. corn ear, META to left. SNG Lockett 393, SNG ANS 349. TextImage
Noe 477LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 380-340 BC. AR Nomos. Head of Demeter right, in single-pendant earring, hair in a sphendone; LUDO (retrograde) behind / META left, six-grained barley ear with leaf to right. SNG ANS 361. TextImage
Noe 501Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. ca 350 BC. Female head right, hair rolled & bound by broad fillet, in pendant earring / MET, barley ear with leaf on left. SNG ANS 377. TextImage
Noe 515Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 325-280 BC. AR Nomos. Female head right, hair in sakkos / META (downwards), Barley ear. TextImage
Noe 524dLucania, Metapontum AR Stater. ca 350-340 BC. Head of Demeter left, hair rolled / Barley ear with leaf on right, ivy leaf in upper right field. TextImage
Noe 526Lucania, Metapontion. ca 350-340 BC. AR Nomos. Female head left, in a single-pendant necklace & earring / META upwards on left, seven-grained barley ear with leaf to right, raised panel inscribed |-HP beneath a murex shell between the leaf & barley ear. Jameson 2398. TextImage
Pozzi 197Lucani, Metapontum AR Nomos. Time of Alexander the Molossian, 333-331 BC. Head of Demeter right wearing triple pendant earring and necklace, and a veil almost transparent above her head / META, seven-grained ear of barley, leaf at left supporting a mouse. TextImage
SNG ANS 470Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. 330-290 BC. Head of Demeter right / Ear of grain, plow to right. TextImage
SNG ANS 486Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 325-280 BC. Wreathed head of Demeter left / Barley ear with seven grains, META to right, leaf, amphora & FI to left. TextImage
SNG ANS 541Lucania, Metapontion, The Lucani AR Drachm. Time of Pyrrhos, ca 278-276 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right, in Attic helmet decorated with a wing / Barley ear; LK monogram to left, club over leaf to right. TextImage
SNG ANS 550Lucania, Metapontion. Time of Hannibal. ca 212-206 BC. AR Half Shekel. Helmeted head of Athena right / META left, six-grained barley ear, leaf to right; owl in flight above leaf. TextImage
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SNG ANS 551Lucania, Metapontion. Time of Hannibal. ca 212-206 BC. AR Half Shekel. Helmeted head of Athena right / META left, six-grained barley ear, leaf to right; owl in flight above leaf. TextImage
SNG ANS 552Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 425-350 BC. AE 20mm Obol. Hermes standing left, holding patera over thymiaterion / Grain-ear. Rutter HN 1639. TextImage
SNG ANS 554Lucania, Metapontion. Circa 425-350 BC. AE 21mm Obol. Head of Demeter right / Grain-ear. Rutter HN 1640. TextImage
SNG ANS 565Metapontion, Lucania. 300-250 BC. AE 15mm, 3.79 gr. Athena Alkidemos walking right, holding thunderbolt and shield / META, owl standing right, wings closed, on stalk of barley-ear or grain ear. Johnston 68a; HNItaly 1704; SNG Cop. 1254; SNG ANS 565.TextImage
SNG ANS 566Metapontion, Lucania. 300-250 BC. AE 15mm, 3.13 g. Athena Alkidemos walking left, brandishing thunderbolt and holding shield / META, owl standing left, wings closed, on stalk of barley or grain ear. Johnston 68c; HN Italy 1704; SNG ANS 566.TextImage
SNG ANS 574Lucania, Metapontum AE11. 4th century BC. Head of Demeter right / META, ear of barley. TextImage
SNGCop 1164Lucania, Metapontum. c530-510 BC. Silver Stater. Ear of corn / as obverse, but in incuse. TextImage
SNGCop 1226Lucania, Metapontum AR Didrachm. Late 4th century BC. Wreathed head of Persephone left / barley ear, META to right, left to left with altar symbol upon it. TextImage
SNGCop 1227Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. Head of Persephone right / Ear of barley, plow to right. TextImage
SNGCop 1241Lucania, Metapontion issue for Lucania. Circa 212-207 BC. AR Drachm (2.87 gm). Helmeted head of Athena right / Grain-ear with leaf right; LYK monogram to left, club to right. TextImage
SNGCop 1242Lucania. Metapontion AE Obol. ca 350-300 BC. Hermes standing left / Ear of corn TextImage
SNGCop 1249vMetapontium, Lucania AE16. 4th-3rd century BC. Helmeted head of Leucippus left / META, Persephone standing, holding long torch, cross pieces at top, left hand resting on hip, ear of barley at right. BMC 196v. TextImage
SNGCop 1251Lucania, Metapontion. ca 300-250 BC. AE 17mm. Head of Athena 3/4 facing right / Barley ear with leaf to right; at right, cross-torch; at left, META. SNG ANS 1270. TextImage
SNG Cop 1266Lucania, Metapontum. AE 12 mm. 2.09 gr. 350-300 BC. Radiate head of Helios facing / M-E, Three grains of barley, torch above. SNG Cop. 1266; SNG ANS 579.TextImage
Sear Greece 235Lucania, Metapontion AR Stater. ca 500-480 BC. Ear of barley, META to right / incuse of obverse. McClean 902, BMC 9. TextImage
Sear Greece 239Metapontion, Lucania AR Diobol. 500-465 BC. Ear of barley with five grains / Incuse bucranium. Noe 275cf. TextImage
Sear Greece 408Metapontum, Lucania AR Obol, 24th Stater. ca 400-350 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lionskin headdress knotted at base of neck / Grain ear. SNG Oxford 802; SNG Stockholm 193. TextImage
Sear Greece 409Metapontum, Lucania AR Nomos. ca 400-350 BC. Signed dies by Aristoxenes. Head of Demeter right, hair bound with a single ear of barley, and wearing necklace, corn-grain behind, API on truncation of neck. / Ear of corn, METAPON to right. TextImage
Sear #414Lucania, Metapontion AR Double Nomos. 350-330 BC. Bearded head of Leukippos right, wearing Corinthian helmet ornamented with Nike in a galloping quadriga; behind, forepart of a lion right, API behind / METAPONTINWN, barley ear with seven grains; leaf with club, AMI below to left. TextImage
Sear #416Lucania, Metapontum AR Nomos. 330-300 BC. Head of Demeter right / META, ear of corn. plow with MAN below to right.
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Sear #622LUCANIA, Metapontion. ca 300-250 BC. AE 17mm. Eagle standing left with wings spread; wreath left / META, ear of barley; large thunderbolt right. Johnston 39; SNG ANS 603; BMC 190. TextImage
Sear #623Metapontion, Lucania AE15. 350 - 300 BC. Head of Persephone right / Two ears of corn, META between. TextImage
Triton VIII, 34Lucania, Metapontion AR Nomos. ca 340-330 BC. DAMOKRATIA, laureate head of Demokratia (Democracy) left, in single-pendant earring & neckalce / META downward on right, ear of barley with six grains, leaf to left; I-H above leaf, crossed torches below. cf BMC 127 without obv. legend. TextImage
See also: Magna Graecia Coins of Metapontion

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