Lucania, Velia, Didrachm signed by Philistion, ca. 300-280 BC; AR (g 6,12; mm 22; h 11); Head of Athena r. wearing Attic helmet decorated with chariot; on the neck guard, griffin; at base of crest, ΦIΛIΣTIΩNOΣ in tiny letters, Rv. Lion standing r.; above, YEΛHTΩN; in ex. vine-spray between Φ and I. HNItaly 1302.
Very rare. Cabinet tone and well struck from dies of refined style: about extremely fine.