CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Stater (Silver, 19 mm, 6.32 g, 7 h), Thi... and Aristok. Warrior, on horse galloping to right, wearing a lorica and a crested helmet, holding a lance in his right hand and with a large round shield covering his back; to left, ΘI; below, [APIΣTOK]. Rev. TAPAΣ Phalanthos riding dolphin to left, holding trident over his right shoulder and being crowned with wreath by Nike flying towards him; below, rudder. HN III 1039. Vlasto 899-902. Nicely toned; relatively scarce with the rudder on the reverse and, thus, in great demand among rudder collectors. Very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF