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Triton XXII, Lot: 10. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Nomos (23mm, 7.59 g, 8h). Taras, nude, extending left hand and supporting himself with his right, riding dolphin right upon waves; TAPA to left / Nude youth, holding rein in left hand and supporting himself with his right, riding horse galloping right. Fischer-Bossert Group 11, 148 (V77/R103); Vlasto 258–61 (same obv. die); HN Italy 847; SNG Lloyd 143 (same obv. die); Basel 81 (same obv. die); Berlin 91 = Kraay & Hirmer 302 (same obv. die); Gillet 69 (same dies); Jameson 98 (same obv. die). VF, toned, minor porosity. An extremely rare die combination in a very rare series.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Continental Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 327, 28 May 2014), lot 153.