Greek Italy. Northern Lucania, Velia. AR Didrachm, 300-280 BC. Obv. Head of Athena right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with griffin; A-Φ flanking neck. Rev. Lion walking right; above, dolphin right flanked by I-Φ; in exergue, YEΛHTΩN. HN Italy 1307; SNG ANS 1378. 7.47 g. 23.00 mm. Great metal and broad flan. A superb example. Enchanting old cabinet tone. Obverse right field gently smoothed, otherwise about EF/EF.