CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.58 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Kallikrates, Epikr... and Ane.... Bareheaded, bearded and armored military leader riding horse galloping to right, his head and torso facing and his right arm stretched out to left, holding Nike crowning him to right; in field to left, monogram of ΕΠΙΚ; below horse, KAΛΛIKPA / THΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras astride dolphin to left, holding in his right hand Nike crowning him to right, and, in his left, an ornamental trident; to right, monogram of ANE. HN III 1059. SNG ANS 1260. SNG BN 2059. Vlasto 965. Boldly struck with a wonderful obverse type. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF