Starting Price: 150 CHF
Price realized: 280 CHF
CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or nomos (Silver, 19 mm, 6.36 g, 10 h), struck under the magistrates Xenokrates and So.... Ξ-ΕΝΟ/ΚΡ-ΑΤΗΣ Armored cavalryman, riding horse moving to left, raising his right hand in salute and turning his bearded and laureate head to face the viewer; in upper field to right, monogram and pileus. Rev. [ΤΑΡΑΣ] Phalanthos, nude, riding dolphin to left, his body turned slightly back to right, holding a trident over his right shoulder in his right hand and holding his drapery in his upraised left; to right, monogram of ΣΩ; below, waves and cuttlefish. HN III 1058. SNG ANS 1258. Vlasto 957. Lustrous. Struck slightly off center. Virtually as struck.