TARENTUM ( TARAS ) SILVER DIDRACHM – HORSERIDER AND TARAS ON DOLPHIN WITH ANCHOR CONTROL – CHOICE AU NGC GRADED GREEK CALABRIA COIN (Inv. 12616)

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CALABRIA. TARENTUM. Ca. 281-240 BC.
Silver didrachm, 7.82 g., 20 mm.
Obv. Nude warrior on horseback right, with spear raised to strike, ANΘPΩ[Π] below.
Rev. Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos, EY in left field, anchor in right field, AP below.
Vlasto 691 (same rev. die); HN Italy 966.
Ex Triton VI, 1/14/2003, lot 36.
NGC graded CHOICE AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, great detail and high relief strike.

 

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