nomos 8
22 October 2013
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Lot 9
Estimate: 6500 CHF
Hammer Price:
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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 325/0-315 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21mm, 7.76 g 12), signed by the Kal... engraver on both sides. On the left, Nike standing facing, turned slightly to the right to grasp the reins and head of a galloping horse ridden to the left by an ephebe, nude but for his helmet, who holds the reins with his right hand and two javelins and a shield adorned with a hippocamp in his left; below horse, Μ and ΚΑΛ; to left, Φ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Taras, with his cloak over his left shoulder and holding a spear in his upraised right arm and two in his left, riding dolphin to right, over six waves; below the dolphin, ΚΑΛ. AMB 92. Fischer-Bossert 793. HN III 893. Vlasto 531-534. Very rare. A beautifully toned and centered example, surely the finest example of this type known. Extremely fine.


From a northern European collection, ex Astarte XVI, 16 November 2004, 1005.

This coin was struck from dies that are remarkably lively and artistic - they are, in fact, triumphs of late Classical-early Hellenistic style.
Current Status
Pre-Bidding closes:
22 Oct 2013 00:00:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
20 Jan 2022 00:39:36 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
13000 CHF
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Lot 9
Estimate: 6500 CHF
CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 325/0-315 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21mm, 7.76 g 12), signed by the Kal... engraver on both sides. On the left, Nike standing facing, turned slightly to the right to grasp the reins and head of a galloping horse ridden to the left by an ephebe, nude but for his helmet, who holds the reins with his right hand and two javelins and a shield adorned with a hippocamp in his left; below horse, Μ and ΚΑΛ; to left, Φ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Taras, with his cloak over his left shoulder and holding a spear in his upraised right arm and two in his left, riding dolphin to right, over six waves; below the dolphin, ΚΑΛ. AMB 92. Fischer-Bossert 793. HN III 893. Vlasto 531-534. Very rare. A beautifully toned and centered example, surely the finest example of this type known. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 13000 CHF
Lot 10
Estimate: 700 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.59 g, 11 h), 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. 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 amphoroi (or loutrophoroi?) on elaborate stands and with lids. HN III 1057. SNG ANS 1254. SNG Paris 2057. Vlasto 950. An attractive piece, but with some slight striking flatness. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 560 CHF
Lot 11
Estimate: 400 CHF
CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 275-200 BC. Unit (Bronze, 12mm, 2.26 g 2). Scallop shell Rev. Kithara with six strings; to left, olive branch. Classical Numismatic Group 79, 2008, 203 (there unidentified and attributed to an uncertain northern Greek mint). HN III 1092. SNG Morcom 259. Vlasto 1850. Very rare. With a glossy and attractive dark green patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
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