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591052
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1052. Estimate $600. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 315-302 BC. AR Nomos (7.83 gm). Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield and two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; SA below / TARAS right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, trident over left shoulder; AP monogram before; dolphin left below. Fischer-Bossert 845d (V335/R656) = Vlasto 603 = Weber 593 (this coin); SNG ANS 995 (same obverse die); SNG Lloyd 191 (same dies). Attractively toned EF. ($600)

From the William N. Rudman Collection. Ex Münzen und Medaillen Auktion 86 (3-4 June 1998), lot 2; Münzen und Medaillen Deutschland Auktion 1 (16-17 September 1997), lot 12; Münzen und Medaillen Liste 261 (January 1966), no. 4; Vlasto Collection, 603; Sir Hermann Weber Collection 593; Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge (1888).