18 December 2022
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 380-325 BC. Diobol (Silver, 13 mm, 1.11 g, 6 h). Head of Athena to right, wearing crested Attic helmet the bowl of which is decorated with a hippocamp; below chin, Λ. Rev. TAPAN-TINΩΝ Herakles leaning to right, lifting and strangling the Nemean lion grasped in a choke hold; in left field, club; between legs A. Côte 283. Diobols, Type 57. HN III 914. SNG ANS 1385-86. Vlasto 1278. Lightly toned. Good very fine.