Greek Italy. Etruria, Populonia. AR 5-Asses, 3rd century BC. D/ Facing head of Metus, hair bound with diadem; below, Λ. R/ Trident. Vecchi EC I, 64 (2 specimens listed); HN Italy 154. g. 1.97 mm. 13.00 RRR. Extremely rare, apparently the third specimen known and the second in private hands (see NAC 7, 1994, lot 82). Brilliant, superb and prettily toned. EF.