Calabria, Tarentum, Silver Nomos

Item Reference: C190009323 In Stock Share
Calabria, Tarentum. Silver Nomos, Kallikrates, magistrate, c. 240-228 BC. Obverse: Warrior, [holding Nike on outstretched left hand], on horseback galloping right, KAΛΛIKPA / THΣ below. Reverse: TAPAΣ, Taras riding dolphin…
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Description

Calabria, Tarentum.

Silver Nomos, Kallikrates, magistrate, c. 240-228 BC.

Obverse: Warrior, [holding Nike on outstretched left hand], on horseback galloping right, KAΛΛIKPA / THΣ below. Reverse: TAPAΣ, Taras riding dolphin left, holding Nike and trident, NE monogram behind.

(Vlasto 963; HN Italy 1059; SNG ANS 1260; SNG Lloyd 230).

Lustrous and virtually mint state. Weakly struck face of the horseman. An exquisite reverse of magnificent detail.

6.76g.

Specification

Periodc. 240 - 228 BC
Datec. 240-228 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Nomos

Coin Ruler

Tarentum

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Calabria

Metal

Silver

ReferencesVlasto 963; HN Italy 1059; SNG ANS 1260; SNG Lloyd 230.
Weight6.76 g

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