Greek Italy. Etruria, Populonia. AR As (Libella), 3rd century BC. D/ Male head left. Linear border. R/ Blank. Obverse die unpublished in the standard references: for type cf. Vecchi EC I, 107 (unrecorded die). g. 0.41 mm. 9.50 RRR. Sound metal. Extremely rare and in excellent condition for the issue. Prettily toned. VF.
From the collection of a British Connoisseur, part II.