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4450019

Ex Nanteuil, Weber, and Mayer Collections
Pedigreed to 1887

445, Lot: 19. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $10500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 330-325 BC. AR Nomos (23mm, 7.83 g, 8h). Nude youth on horse trotting right, holding rein and crowning horse with wreath; to left, small Nike flying right, crowning youth with open wreath; ΣIM below / Phalanthos, nude, holding kantharos in extended right hand and cradling scepter in left arm, riding dolphin left; TAPAΣ to right, |-HP and waves below. Fischer-Bossert Group 62, 789g (V309/R611) = Nanteuil 98 = Weber 587 (this coin); Vlasto –; HN Italy 886; SNG Ashmolean 275 (same dies); Jameson 140 (same dies). EF, deep iridescent cabinet tone, slightly off center on reverse. An exceptional example from artistic dies.


Ex Gasvoda Collection; purchased from Edward J. Waddell (inv. 52174). Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 84 (21 May 2015), lot 556; Henri de Nanteuil Collection; Sir Hermann Weber Collection; Mayer Collection (Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 23 May 1887), lot 6.