CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.29 g, 9 h), struck under the magistrates Philokles, Le..., and Arn.... 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. Τ-ΑΡΑΣ 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 amphoroi (or loutrophoroi?) on elaborate stands and with lids. HN III 1057. SNG ANS 1254. SNG BN 2057. Vlasto 950. Strong strike on good metal. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF