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Metapontum 250-200 BC AE AE12 2 g 1.24 cm 1.22 cm 11h

obverse: hd Hermes r wearing winged diadem, thyrsos behind
reverse: 3 barley-grains radiating from centre, in between caduceus M E
Johnston 77
Munthandel G. Henzen list 163 (Sept 2005) 19 

thyrsos staff attribute of Dionysos and his satyrs.
Staff ends in the shape of a pine cone (or phallus symbol).
The staff is often decorated with ivy and grape leaves.