obolos 15
24. May 2020
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Lot 20
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
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CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.48 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate Xenokrates. ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. HN III 1058. SNG ANS 1258. Vlasto 957. Lustrous. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, virtually as struck.

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Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 15:10:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
15 Aug 2020 01:21:04 CEST
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Closed
Hammer Price:
550 CHF by MailBidder8381 (Bids: 13)

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Lot 20
Starting Price: 150 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.48 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrate Xenokrates. ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. HN III 1058. SNG ANS 1258. Vlasto 957. Lustrous. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Lot 21
Starting Price: 100 CHF
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 420/15-390 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.34 g, 1 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Athenian helmet adorned with hippocamp with curled wing. Rev. HPAKΛEIΩN Herakles grappling with the Nemean lion; to left, at Herakles' feet, bow and club; between Herakles's legs, Φ. HN III 1372. SNG ANS 52 (same dies). Work 17. Scarce type. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Lot 22
Starting Price: 500 CHF
LUCANIA. Herakleia. Circa 390-340 BC. Nomos (Silver, 23.5 mm, 7.60 g, 5 h), circa 350-340. Head of Athena to right, wearing crested helmet ornamented, on the bowl, with griffin; below chin, Σ. Rev. ΗΡΑ-ΚEΙΩΝ (sic!) Nude Herakles, holding his club with his right hand, kneeling to right, grappling with the Nemean lion which attacks him from the right side; EY above exergue line; below, ear of barley to right. HN III 1366 (same reverse die). Franke & Hirmer 255. SNG ANS 50 (same dies). Work 8. Van Keuren 13. A fascinating coin with a remarkable reverse. Edge bang, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
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