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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 27

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. AR Nomos (18.5mm, 6.54 g, 10h). Reduced standard.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 27.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 5 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. AR Nomos (18.5mm, 6.54 g, 10h). Reduced standard. Warrior, nude but for crested helmet, holding rein in right hand, shield on left arm, on horse stepping left; EYΦ to left, AP-IΣTΩN below / Phalanthos, nude, holding hippocamp on extended right arm and cradling trident in left, riding dolphin left; ZΩΠ to right, TAPAΣ below. Vlasto 927 (same dies); HN Italy 1044; SNG ANS 1238 (same obv. die); SNG BN 2050; Dewing –. Toned, with golden hues around the devices, flan a little compact. EF. Exceptional obverse detail for issue.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Triton IV (5 December 2000), lot 31; Leu 30 (28 April 1982), lot 7.


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.