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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 16

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. AR Nomos (19.5mm, 7.88 g, 8h).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 16.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 4 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. AR Nomos (19.5mm, 7.88 g, 8h). Warrior, nude, preparing to cast spear held aloft in right hand, holding two spears and shield with left hand, on horse rearing right; monogram to right, API below / Phalanthos, nude, holding kantharos in extended right hand and cradling rudder in left arm, riding dolphin left; A to upper left, TA-PAΣ to right. Fischer-Bossert Group 74a, 901a (V347/R690) = Vlasto 642 (this coin, illustrated in Fischer-Bossert); HN Italy 939. Dark toning. Near EF. Well struck from fresh dies. Exceptional detail on horse.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Münzen und Medaillen AG 68 (15 April 1986), lot 21; Auctiones AG 3 (4 December 1973), lot 78; Michael Pandely Vlasto Collection; Pierce Collection.


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.