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591047
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1047. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 344-334 BC. AR Nomos (7.85 gm). Naked horseman dismounting left, holding small round shield and lance; T below / TARA-S behind, Taras astride dolphin left, holding crested helmet in right hand, left hand at side; I and waves below. Fischer-Bossert 656d (V252/R508 - this coin); Vlasto 438-439 (same obverse die); SNG ANS 928-930 (same obverse die); SNG Lloyd 169 (same dies). EF, obverse a little off-center, reverse well struck and of exceptional die workmanship. ($750)

From the William N. Rudman Collection. Ex Münzen und Medaillen Auctiones AG, Auktion 27 (10 December 1996), lot 12.