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Greek silver nomos of Tarentum (Calabria)
GREEK SILVER NOMOS OF CALABRIA (TARENTUM), CA. 280-272 BC

Calabria, Tarentum. Ca. 280-272 BC
Silver nomos.
Diameter: 21 mm.; Weight: 6.30 grams

Obverse: Youth on horseback right, crowning horse with wreath.

Reverse: Phalanthos riding dolphin left, holding Phrygian helmet; two stars flanking.

Very fine condition, excellent style.

Ex American private collection.

Cf. O. Ravel. The Collection of Tarentine Coins Formed by M.P. Vlasto. London. 1947. No. 739-47.


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