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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 10

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 344-340 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.95 g, 9h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 10.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 1 300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 344-340 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.95 g, 9h). Warrior, nude but for crested helmet, wearing shield on left arm and holding rein in right hand, on horse galloping right; |- below / Phalanthos, nude, holding kantharos in extended right hand and supporting himself with his left, riding dolphin left; TAPAΣ to right; below, Π above waves. Fischer-Bossert Group 48, 672a (V256/R521) = S. Garaffo, “Per la cronologia dei "cavalieri tarantini" dei periodi I-IV Evans” in RIN LXXXIV (1982), pl. 1, 5 (this coin); Vlasto 448 (same obv. die); HN Italy 870; SNG ANS 936 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 171 (same obv. die); SNG Lockett 168 = Pozzi 116 (same obv. die). Deep iridescent tone, a couple light marks, overstruck on stater of Corinth (of type Ravel 933). EF. Fine style.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 29 (11 May 2005), lot 20.


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.