21 August 2022
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280 BC. Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.64 g, 11 h), struck under the magistrates Sa.., Arethon and Sas... Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; below horse, ΑΡΕ/ΘΩΝ; above horse's rump to left, ΣA. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding tripod in his right hand and resting his left on the dolphin's back; below, CAΣ. HN III 957. Vlasto 666-7. Well centered and lightly toned. Surfaces slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.