CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.55 g, 5 h), Phy..., Sodamos and Gu..., magistrates. The Dioskouroi riding horses to left, side by side; above, ΦY ; below, [ΣΩΔ]-Α-Μ-Ο-Σ. Rev. TAPAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding Nike in his right hand and two spears and a shield decorated with a hippocamp in his left; below, waves; to left, ΓY. HN Italy 1011. SNG ANS 1121. Vlasto 773. A lovely piece of fine style. The reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Ex Hirsch 275, 22 September 2011, 3069.
|Price realized||1'600 CHF|
|Starting price||750 CHF|