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Obolos 27

21 March 2023


Lustrous, fresh and bright

Starting Price: 250 CHF
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Lot 17

CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 20.5 mm, 6.52 g, 4 h), struck under the magistrate Xenokrates. Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus; below horse, ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ. Rev. [Τ]ΑΡΑΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and, barely visible to right, a cuttlefish. HN III 1058. SNG ANS 1258. Vlasto 955. Lustrous, fresh and bright. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, and some minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.

Online bidding closes: 21 Mar 2023, 14:08:30 CET Current Date & Time: 27 Mar 2023, 18:57:15 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:550 CHF by MailBidder6589 (9 bids)
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