Siris-Pyxus nomos obverse
Siris and Pyxus
AR nomos 7.8443 g, 29.5 mm
Circa 530 BC
1. 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum. Italy Part III. Lucania: Poseidonia-Bruttium. #1387 (this obverse die). Copenhagen: Munksgaard.
2. Cahn, Herbert A., Leo Mildenberg, Roberto Russo, and Hans Voegtli. 1988. Antikenmuseum Basel und Sammlung Ludwig. Page 64 #165 (this obverse die). Basel: Gissler Druck.
3. Rutter, N.K. 2001. Historia Numorum Italy. Page 143 #1722 and Plate 30 #1722. London: The British Museum Press.
Bull standing left with reverted head, MO retrograde above, largely obliterated but for part of the M. Dotted ground, MIPIN retrograde in exergue = ΣΙΡΙΝΟΣ = SIRINOS
Incuse, similar to the obverse, but a mirror image and more crudely cut. ΠΥΧ retrograde = PYX