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Triton XX, Lot: 6. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 430-425 BC. AR Nomos (21mm, 7.94 g, 8h). Phalanthos, nude, looking at helmet he holds in his extended right hand, riding dolphin left; [TAPAN]-T-INΩN counterclockwise around from right, crawfish below / Taras as Oikistes, wearing himation, seated left on stool, holding spindle in extended right hand, left hand on stool back; to left, dog left, jumping upward toward spindle. Fischer-Bossert Group 17, 263 (V123/R197); Vlasto, Taras, Type 41; Vlasto 225; HN Italy 844; SNG ANS 857; SNG Copenhagen 782; SNG Lloyd 139; SNG München 610 (all from the same dies). Good VF, toned, slightly soft strike, a little off center on reverse.

Ex Edward J. Waddell Inventory 45730 (December 2006); Peus 380 (3 November 2004), lot 59; Kricheldorf 23 (21 June 1971), lot 2.