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650018
Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 18. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Time of Pyrrhos of Epiros. Circa 280-275 BC. AV Half-Stater (4.24 gm). Struck circa 280 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion's skin headdress / [TARANTINWN], nude Taras driving biga right, holding trident in left hand, reins in right; [SWK] (magistrate) above. Vlasto 29 (same dies); SNG ANS 1036 (same dies); SNG Lloyd 201 (same dies); cf. SNG Copenhagen 835; cf. Jameson 160; Gulbenkian -; Pozzi 324 (same dies); Weber 551 (same dies); HN Italy 985. VF/Fine. ($1500)

From the James A. Ferrendelli Collection.