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Triton XXVII

Lot nuber 4

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 430-425 BC. AR Nomos (22mm, 7.91 g, 11h). VF.

Triton XXVII
Lot: 4.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 10 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 430-425 BC. AR Nomos (22mm, 7.91 g, 11h). Phalanthos, nude, holding akrostolion in his right hand and supporting himself with his left, riding dolphin left; retrograde TAPA[N]-[T]-INΩ-[N] above; below, crawfish left / Taras as Oikistes, his torso bare, wearing himation from his waist, seated left on stool, holding bird by both wings in his right hand and resting his left arm on the back of the chair; to left, dog leaping upward at the bird. Fischer-Bossert Group 17, 261d (V117/R184) = Vlasto, Taras, Type 38, i = Jameson 102 = A. J. Evans, “The ‘Horsemen’ of Tarentum” in NC 1889, pl. 12, 1 (this coin); Vlasto 221 (same dies); HN Italy 844; SNG ANS 856 (same dies); SNG Fitzwilliam 236 (same dies); BMC 81 (same dies). Cabinet tone, a few old scratches under tone. VF. Splendid classical style.

Ex Dr. Roland Maly Collection (LHS 100, 23 April 2007), lot 34; Robert Jameson Collection (publ. 1913); Sir Arthur J. Evans Collection.

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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