LUCANIA, Metapontum. Hannibalic occupation. Circa 215-207 BC. Half Shekel (Silver, 18.94 mm, 4.09 g) Helmeted head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. Ear of barley with leaf to right; META to left. HN Italy 1632. SNG Lloyd 403. SNG Lockett 437. E. G. Robinson, "Coinage of the Second Punic War", in NC 1964, p. 50, 1 and pl. VI, 4. HGC 1092. A splendid, fresh and sharply struck example. Virtually as struck. From a Swiss collection, formed before 2005.