Greek Italy. Etruria, Populonia. AR Drachm, 5th century BC. D/ Head and neck of lion left, with raised mane and open jaws. Dotted border. R/ Blank. Vecchi EC I, 5.3 (O2); HN Italy 114; HGC 85; Sambon 17. g. 3.40 mm. 18.00 RR. Very rare. An outstanding example, sharply struck and prettily toned. EF.
From the collection of a British Connoisseur, part II.