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Session 1, Lot 80

Estimate: 2'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'600 CHF Price realized: 2'500 CHF
Calabria, Tarentum
Nomos circa 281-270, AR 8.09 g. Helmeted horseman with shield and spear on prancing horse restrained by Nike standing l. before it; beneath, [LUKISKOS]. Rev. TAPAS Taras kneeling l. on dolphin over waves, holding shield inscribed E and spears in l. hand while outstretching r. hand; in l. field, IOP. Vlasto 681. SNG France 1874. SNG ANS 1056. Historia Numorum Italy 963.
Wonderful old cabinet tone and unusually complete for the issue. Weakly struck
on obverse, otherwise good extremely fine
Privately purchased from NAC in July 2003. From the A.D.M. collection.

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