nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Lot 24
Estimate: 850 CHF
Hammer Price:
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CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.61 g, 12 h), Nikylos. ΝΙΚΥΛΟΣ The Dioscouri, wearing peaked helmets and cloaks, on horses cantering to right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding side-saddle on dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and trident in his left; to right, ΑΡ. Evans VIII O, 1. HN III, 1046. SNG Paris 2052. Vlasto 935-7. Rare. With a particularly lively scene of the Dioscouri. Very slightly weakly struck, otherwise, extremely fine.

Current Status
Online bidding closes:
17 Nov 2019 10:00:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
31 May 2020 01:56:36 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
1900 CHF

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Lot 24
Estimate: 850 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.61 g, 12 h), Nikylos. ΝΙΚΥΛΟΣ The Dioscouri, wearing peaked helmets and cloaks, on horses cantering to right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding side-saddle on dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and trident in his left; to right, ΑΡ. Evans VIII O, 1. HN III, 1046. SNG Paris 2052. Vlasto 935-7. Rare. With a particularly lively scene of the Dioscouri. Very slightly weakly struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Lot 25
Estimate: 750 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 16 mm, 6.62 g, 1 h), Philokles. Nude jockey riding horse walking to right, holding the reins in his left hand and crowning the horse with a wreath held in his right; to left, monogram of ΑΡΝ; to right, monogram of ΛΕ; below, ΦΙΛΟ / ΚΛΗΣ over dolphin swimming to right. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Taras riding dolphin to left, holding a horse rhyton in his right hand and a trident (the two side prongs of the trident head are in the form of dolphins) in his left; to right, two highly elaborate amphoras (or loutrophoroi?) on elaborate stands and with lids. HN III 1057. SNG ANS 1254. SNG Paris 2057. Vlasto 950. Attractive, sharp and bright. Some striking faults, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Lot 26
Estimate: 800 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.54 g, 9 h), 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. A splendid, lustrous and sharp example, with an exceptionally fine obverse in high relief. Very minor striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
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