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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 7

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 385-380 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.94 g, 11h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 7.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 5 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 385-380 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.94 g, 11h). Nude youth on horse standing left, holding rein in left hand, raising right hand to crown horse with wreath; Λ below / Phalanthos, nude, holding kantharos in extended right hand and supporting himself with his left, riding dolphin left; below, P above TAPAΣ. Fischer-Bossert Group 31b, 457n (V200/R348) = Nanteuil 94 (this coin); Vlasto 414 (same dies); HN Italy 880; SNG ANS 914–5 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 164 (same dies); Kraay & Hirmer 106 (same dies). Deep cabinet tone, with slight iridescence around the devices, small die break at edge on reverse. EF.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Hess-Leu [9] (2 April 1958), lot 8; Henri de Nanteuil Collection; J. Hirsch XXXIV (5 May 1914), lot 28; J. Hirsch XXX (11 May 1911), lot 110; 1908 Ionian Shore, Bruttium Hoard (IGCH 1916).


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.