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21 February 2021
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Lot 41

CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 333-331/0 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.75 g, 3 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. BMC 210 = Kraay & Hirmer pl. 107, 311 (same dies). Fischer-Bossert 764 (V300/R592). HN III 896. SNG ANS 970 (same dies). Vlasto 545. Fine style. Weakly struck and with a die-break on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Giessener Münzhandlung 76, 22 April 1996, 15.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:20:30 CET Current Date & Time: 21 Mar 2023, 22:21:10 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:480 CHF by ToWM (8 bids)
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