CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.98 g, 3 h), struck under the magistrates Sa.., Arethon and Sas... ΣΑ - ΑΡΕ / ΘΩΝ Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse’s head. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding a tripod in his outstretched right hand and resting his left on the dolphin; below, ϹΑΣ. HN III 957. Vlasto 666-7. Lightly toned. Obverse lightly struck, otherwise, very fine / extremely fine.
From the collection of W. Belser, Zürich, prior to 1965, and that of his son, acquired in the early 1970s.