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Lot 23

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A very rare didrachm or nomos from Tarentum
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 380-340 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 7.73 g, 1 h). Nude warrior, holding bridles with his right hand and carrying small round shield with his left, about to dismount from horse to left; below horse, Λ; all within circle of waves. Rev. TAPAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding trident in his right hand and placing his left on the tail of the dolphin; all within circle of waves. Fischer-Bossert 629. HN Italy 885. Vlasto 497. Very rare. An unusual issue of splendid style. Very fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.

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