TARENTUM SILVER STATER – SPECIMEN WITH EAGLE SYMBOL EX SUPERIOR 1987 AND PUBLISHED IN FISCHER-BOSSERT – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK CALABRIA COIN (Inv. 17444)
CALABRIA. TARENTUM. Ca. 302-281 BC.
Silver didrachm (nomos), 7.90 g, 20 mm.
Obv. Warrior on charging horse right, preparing to throw lance, with shield and spears strapped to his back, ΣI below. Rev. TAPAΣ, dolphin rider left, holding distaff, eagle in left field, ΦI below, waves in exergue.
Fischer-Bossert, Chronologie, 1068c (this coin listed); Vlasto, 574-77; Rutter, HN Italy, 933; HGC 1, 800.
Ex Superior 6/7/1987, 4004.
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, Superior provenance noted, die break on obverse.