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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 28

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. AR Nomos (19.5mm, 6.43 g, 11h). Reduced standard.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 28.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. AR Nomos (19.5mm, 6.43 g, 11h). 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 928 (same dies); HN Italy 1044; SNG ANS 1238 (same obv. die); SNG BN 2050; Dewing –. Dark iridescent tone, minor deposits at edge, some die wear on obverse. EF. Well centered and struck.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 29 (11 May 2005), lot 26.


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.