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11200010
CNG 112, Lot: 10. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 450-440 BC. AR Nomos (24.5mm, 7.70 g, 5h). Taras, nude, extending left hand and supporting himself with his right, riding dolphin right upon waves / Nude youth, holding rein in left hand and supporting himself with his right, riding horse galloping right. Fischer-Bossert Group 11, 145 (V77/R100); Vlasto 260–1 (same dies); HN Italy 847; SNG Ashmolean 236 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 143 (same dies); Berlin 91 = Regling, Antike 365 = Kraay & Hirmer 304 (same dies); Jameson 98 (same dies). Even gray tone, with light iridescence around the devices. VF. Very rare.


From the Matthew Curtis Collection. Ex William N. Rudman Collection (Triton V, 15 January 2002), lot 1031.