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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 15

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.94 g, 11h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 15.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 6 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.94 g, 11h). Warrior, nude but for helmet, preparing to cast spear held aloft in right hand, holding two spears and shield with left hand, on horse rearing right; ΣA below / Phalanthos, nude, holding kantharos in extended right hand and cradling trident in left arm, riding dolphin left; to left, Ω above arm, Σ below; TAPAΣ to right; below, small dolphin left. Fischer-Bossert Group 73, 888c (V347/R690 – this coin); Vlasto 615 (same obv. die); HN Italy 937; SNG ANS 1003 (same dies); Bement 88 (same dies); BMC 229 (same dies). Attractively toned. Superb EF. Well centered and struck.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Spink Numismatic Circular CI.10 (December 1993), no. 8329.


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.