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Greek Italy. Etruria, Populonia. AR 5-Units (?), 4th century BC.D/ Crested Corinthian helmet left; below, small inverted C[??].R/ Blank.Unpublished in the standard references.AR.g. 3.59 mm. 14.50RRRR.Apparently the only specimen known. Unpublished. Sound metal. Brilliant, superb and lightly toned.About EF.For a similar metrological 5-Unit parallel issue close to the Sicilian silver litra, theoretically of 0,86 g., cf. Vecchi EC I, Populonia, First Turms Group, Series 12-3, pp- 90-92. (About the mark of value, we welcome suggestions or comments).
Provenance: From the collection of a British Connoisseur, part II.