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Obolos 18

21 February 2021
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Lot 42

CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.36 g, 2 h), struck by the magistrates Aristipp... and Gy... ΑΡΙΣ/ΤΙΠΠ Nude male figure standing right, crowning horse ridden by young jockey to left; above to right, ΓΥ. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to right, holding arrow in his right hand and bow in his left; below right, elephant. HN III 1000. Vlasto 737 (same dies). Very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Vecchi 1, 1 February 1996, 86.

The magistrate Di... also normally signs the reverse die of this issue (cf. Vlasto 732-6), but there are a few dies - such as the present coin - where for an unknown reason his signature is omitted.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:21:00 CET Current Date & Time: 31 Mar 2023, 08:02:22 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:340 CHF by NumismatikKermit99 (8 bids)
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