Calabria, Tarentum. Nomos circa 240-228 BC, AR 6.56 g. Horseman in military attire facing slightly r. and extending his r. hand; above, a small wreath-bearing Nike flying r. to crown him. Ιn l. field, monogram and, beneath horse, KAΛΛΙΚΡΑ / ΤΗΣ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑ[Σ] Dolphin rider l., holding trident and a small wreath-bearing Nike; behind, NE ligate. Vlasto 965 (this obverse die). SNG ANS 1260 (this obverse die). Historia Numorum Italy 1059.
Lovely light iridescent tone and good extremely fine
Ex Vinchon 26 April 1999, 14 and Artcoins Roma 5, 2012, 41 sales. This coin is sold with an Italian export licence.
|Price realized||1'200 CHF|
|Starting price||800 CHF|