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CNG 85, Lot: 158. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 340-335 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 7.84 g, 12h). Horseman riding left, leading second horse; behind, Nike flying left, crowning horseman; K before, ΦI below / Phalanthos riding dolphin left, turning his torso back, attempting to spear tunny below with trident; K behind, waves below. Fischer-Bossert group 52, 708 (V265/R552); Vlasto 402 (same dies); HN Italy 896; BMC 185 (same obv. die). Good VF, toned, compact flan. Rare, and among the more artistic pieces from Tarentum.

Ex LHS 102 (29 April 2008), lot 9.