Greek Italy. Etruria, Populonia. AR 5-Asses, 3rd century BC. D/ Head of Turms right, wearing petasus; behind, V. Linear border. R/ Blank, with rough excrescence. Vecchi EC I, 84.12 (O5); HN Italy 163; HGC 130. g. 1.71 mm. 14.00 RR. Very rare. Good metal. Brilliant, blackish spots. Good VF.
From the collection of a British Connoisseur, part II.