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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 3

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 465-455 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 8.14 g, 9h). Good VF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 3.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 13 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 465-455 BC. AR Nomos (20mm, 8.14 g, 9h). Phalanthos, nude, arms extended and holding wreath with both hands, riding dolphin right; retrograde TAPAΣ to upper left, shell below / Hippocamp right; crab below. Fischer-Bossert Group 7, 117a (V62/R79) = Vlasto 131 = Vlasto, Taras 15 (this coin); HN Italy 827; SNG ANS 839; SNG Ashmolean 209 = SNG Lockett 126; SNG Copenhagen 777; SNG Lloyd 119 = Bement 70; McClean 537 = Warren 19 (all from the same dies). Attractive old collection tone with a hint of iridescence, slightly off center, a touch of roughness. Good VF. Fine style.

Ex Gemini II (10 January 2006), lot 6; A.D. Moretti Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica N, 26 June 2003), lot 1029; Michael Pandely Vlasto Collection; Marquis Ginori Collection; 1920 Calabria Hoard (IGCH 1886).

The final winners of all Triton XXVII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 9-10 January 2024.

Triton XXVII – Session One – Lot 1-337 will be held Tuesday morning, 9 January 2024 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 22.5% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 25% for all others.

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