TARENTUM SILVER DIDRACHM – EXCEPTIONAL VICTORIOUS HORSERIDER TYPE PUBLISHED IN FISCHER-BOSSERT – XF FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK CALABRIA COIN (Inv. 15845)
CALABRIA. TARENTUM. Ca. 340-334 BC.
Silver didrachm (nomos), 6.79 g, 19 mm.
Obv. Youthful horserider right, crowned by Nike right, as standing nude youth grabs the reins of the horse to stop it, Z below.
Rev. TAPAΣ, dolphin rider left, holding cup, K in right field.
Fischer-Bossert Group 53, 715i (this coin listed); Vlasto 527 (same dies).
Ex Prospero Collection, New York Sale XXVII, 1/4/2012, lot 26 = Gorny & Mosch 52, 11/6/1990, lot 16.
NGC graded XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, FINE STYLE, “overstruck”, Fischer-Bossert publication noted. with pleasant gray cabinet patina and golden highlights around the devices
Published: Vilmar Numismatics, Fixed Price List I, lot 7.
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