Italy. Southern Apulia, Tarentum. AR Diobol, c. 325-280 BC. Obv. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with Skylla throwing a stone. Rev. Herakles crouching right, strangling the Nemean Lion; uncertain symbol (?) above back of lion. Cf. Vlasto 1322-4 and 1327-9. Cf. HN Italy 976. g. 1.09 mm. 12.00 R. Good metal. A nice example of this interesting and rare variety. Good VF.
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