CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 333-331/0 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.72 g, 7 h), by the Kal... engraver, struck under the magistrate Ari... Nude rider on horse prancing to right, holding round shield and two lances with his left hand and striking downwards with a spear held in his upraised right; behind, to left, ⊢; to right, Λ; below, ΚΑΛ over Δ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos seated astride dolphin to right, holding crested helmet with both hands; to left and right, eight-pointed star; below, API. Fischer-Bossert 771 (V303/R597). HN III 896. SNG Lloyd 178 (same dies). Vlasto 545. Fine style. Attractive light toning, and well-centered. Slightly rough fields, puncture or flan flaw on horse's rump, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF