Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 92 - Part I   |   23 - 24 May 2016 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Session 1, Lot 78

Estimate: 1'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'200 CHF Price realized: 1'200 CHF
Calabria, Tarentum
Nomos circa 333-330, AR 7.60 g. Armed horseman galloping r., spearing downwards; in l. field, L and in r. field, N and below horse, KAL / C. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras on dolphin r., holding crested helmet; below, KAL. Vlasto 557 (this obverse die). SNG Ashmolean 280 (these dies). Dewing 155 (these dies). Fisher-Bossert 735b (this coin). Historia Numorum Italy 896.
Lovely iridescent tone, unobtrusive area of weakness on
obverse, otherwise and extremely fine
Ex NAC sale 10, 1997, 20.

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