Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 100   |   29 May 2017
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Lot 54





Estimate: 2'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'000 CHF Price realized: 3'000 CHF
Calabria, Tarentum. Nomos circa 344-340, AR 7.92 g. Horse r.; behind, helmeted warrior holding spear and shield. In r. field, close to the horse’s breast, T. Rev. ΤΑΡΑΣ Dolphin rider l., dismounting with trident and shield; beneath dolphin A and waves. Vlasto 518 (this obverse die). McClean 591 (this obverse die). Fischer-Bossert 683 (this coin illustrated). Historia Numorum Italy 889.
Rare and in exceptional condition for the issue. Of lovely style and with a superb
iridescent tone, almost invisible traces of overstriking, otherwise extremely fine

Ex NAC sale 6, 1993, 25.

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