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Harlan J. Berk Ltd.
Buy or Bid Sale 215  4 May 2021
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Calabria, Tarentum. Stater; Calabria, Tarentum; c. 325-281 BC, Stater, 7.71g. Fischer-Bossert-884 (dies V347/R686); Vlasto-617 (same dies). Obv: Naked horseman r., about to hurl raised spear and holding two further spears and round shield with other arm; below horse, letters S?. Rx: Taras on dolphin l., holding kantharos and trident; above and below his extended r. arm, O and S; below dolphin, a second smaller dolphin also swimming l.; to r., TAPAS.Excellent type. Beautifully created horse and rider on obverse and extremely sharp and desirable reverse. MS
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