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The obverse with an arresting portrait of the goddess Athena, wearing an Attic helmet decorated with a laurel wreath and horsehair crest. The reverse with a large charging bull and swimming tuna fish. The inscription reads:
"Of the Thurians".
A beautiful example of Classical Greek coinage from the affluent Athenian colony of Thurium (Thourioi), South Italy, displaying a strikingly powerful and energetic iconography.
Weight: 7.90 g
Diameter: 21.40 mm
Bank Leu, Auction 54, 28 April 1992, lot 12.
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