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CNG Feature Auction 121

Lot nuber 23

CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 330-325 BC. AR Nomos (23mm, 7.83 g, 8h). EF.

CNG Feature Auction 121
Lot: 23.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 8 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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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). Deep iridescent cabinet tone, slightly off center on reverse. EF. An exceptional example from artistic dies.

From the Father & Son Collection. Ex Gasvoda Collection (Triton XXII, 9 January 2019) lot 12; Edward J. Waddell inventory 52174 (ND); 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.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 121 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 6-8 October 2022. This lot is in Session One, which will begin 6 October 2022 at 9 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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