Estimate: 950 CHF
Price realized: 1500 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 340-335 BC. Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.76 g, 3 h). Nude jockey riding horse standing to right, crowning his horse with a wreath held in his right hand; below horse, nude boy kneeling right, cleaning the horse's left front hoof; to right, Φ. Rev. [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Phalanthos, nude riding dolphin side-saddle to left, holding trident in his right hand and shield in his left; below, above waves, 𐅃. Fischer-Bossert 702e (this coin). HN III, 888. Vlasto 512. A lovely toned coin of superb, late Classical style, with an unusually attractive obverse scene. Good very fine.
From the John Everett Duke Collection, acquired from E. J. Waddell on 10 July 1984, ex Münzen & Medaillen FPL 413, July 1979, 1.