Ancient Coins: GREEK SILVER: Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

Italy, Calabria, Tarentum

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Italy, Calabria, Tarentum
AR Stater, 6.43g. 19mm. c.272-240 B.C. Warrior riding to left wearing crested helmet and holding ornate shield. Rev. Taras astride dolphin to left holding hippocamp and ornate trident. Vlasto 928(obverse die). SNG ANS 1238(obverse die). Superb detail on the muscular torsos on both dies and with iridescent toning.

Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 29, May 11, 2005, lot 26
Ex: Matthew Curtis collection See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $5,500.00 Sold

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