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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 31

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. AR Nomos (18.5mm, 6.65 g, 9h). Reduced standard.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 31.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. AR Nomos (18.5mm, 6.65 g, 9h). Reduced standard. Youth, wearing short chiton, holding rein in right hand, left hand on mane, on horse leaping right; below, ZΩΠYPIΩN and facing boukranion surmounted by ΣΩ / Phalanthos, nude, holding hippocamp in extended right hand and cradling trident in left arm, riding dolphin left; to right, head of Silenos left above monogram; T-APAΣ below. Vlasto 941 (same obv. die); HN Italy 1054; SNG ANS 1248 (same dies); SNG BN 2053; SNG Lloyd 225; Dewing –; Gillet 115. Toned. EF. Struck from a wonderfully executed die that captures the movement of horse and rider.

From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex William N. Rudman Collection (Triton V, 15 January 2002), lot 1074; I. Vecchi II (12 September 1996), lot 115.


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.