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Lot 59





Estimate: 30'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 24'000 CHF Price realized: 46'000 CHF
Calabria, Tarentum. Stater circa 276-272, AV 8.57 g. Head of young Heracles r., wearing lion’s skin. Rev. Taras in prancing biga r., wearing chlamys and holding trident; above, star and, beneath horses, dolphin r. Vlasto 16 (these dies). Gulbenkian 34 (these dies). Fischer-Bossert G 21. Historia Numorum Italy 955 (these dies).
Exceedingly rare and possibly the finest specimen known. Perfectly
struck and centred on a full flan. Good extremely fine

From a Swiss private collection.

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