TARENTUM SILVER DIDRACHM ( NOMOS ) – VARIETY WITH TARAS HOLDING NIKE – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK CALABRIA COIN (Inv. 16157)
CALABRIA. TARENTUM. Ca. 281-240 BC.
Silver didrachm (nomos), 7.84 g, 21 mm.
Obv. Warrior with shield and spear riding left, ΣI to right, [Φ]IΛΩN below.
Rev. TAPAΣ, Taras on dolphin left, holding flying Nike who crowns him, waves in the exergue.
Vlasto 685 corr (same dies, ΣI misread as ΣΛ).
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, dark gray cabinet toning.