CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos or Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 6.47 g, 4 h), Xenokrates. ΞΕ-ΝΟΚΡΑ/Τ-ΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Phalantyhos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly turned 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 cuttlefish. ΕΠΙΚ. Flan fault on reverse, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.