Lotto 73:
Greek Italy. Central Italy, uncertain mint. Capua or Minturnae(?). AE 21.5 mm. Late 90s-early 80s BC. Obv. Head of Dionysos right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Panther standing right, head turned back, holding thyrsos. HN Italy 2672; SNG Cop. 342 (Capua); Cf. Stannard & Sinner, “A central Italian coin with Dionysus/Panther types, and contacts between Central Italy and Spain in the 2nd and 1st centuries BC,” Saguntum 46 (2014), p. 161, 1. AE. 5.76 g. 21.50 mm. R. In excellent condition for issue, nice green patina Good VF. This issue has hitherto been tentatively attributed to Capua (BMC and SNG Cop.), but Garrucci (p. 59f) claimed that the coins appeared to be found chiefly in the neighbourhood of Orvieto (Bolsena). Robinson (NC 1964, p. 42) envisaged a Second Punic War context.
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