TARENTUM SILVER DIDRACHM ( NOMOS ) – SPECIMEN ILLUSTRATED IN FISCHERT-BOSSERT – CHOCE XF FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK CALABRIA COIN (Inv. 15172)

$1,750.00

CALABRIA. TARENTUM. Ca. 380-334 BC.
Silver didrachm (nomos), 7.89 g., 20 mm.
Obv. Warrior with shield and spear riding right, |- below.2
Rev. TAPAΣ, Taras on dolphin left, holding jug, Π below, waves in the exergue.
Fischer-Bossert Group 48, 674d (V257/R523, this coin, illustrated); Vlasto 448; HN Italy 890.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, FINE STYLE, “overstruck,”a stylistically beautiful coin, illustrated in Fischer-Bossert’s standard work on this coinage and so noted on the NGC label.

 

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