Italy, Bruttium, Kroton, (500-460 B.C.), silver stater or nomos (7.78 g), obv. tripod, crane to left, [QPO] to right, rev. tripod, incuse, (S.256, SNG Cop. 1759-1760, SNG Munich 1428). Weak in places, otherwise nearly very fine/good fine and scarce.
This was a period when the issues were crudely struck on small dumpy flans, the tripods particularly on the reverse were very crude. An interesting step in the evolution to the next series of eagles on the reverse. Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 74 (lot 4387).