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TARENTUM ( TARAS ) SILVER DIDRACHM – HORSERIDER AND TARAS ON DOLPHIN WITH SMALL DOLPHIN BELOW – CHOICE XF NGC GRADED GREEK CALABRIA COIN (Inv. 14676)

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CALABRIA. TARENTUM. Ca. 332-302 BC.
Silver didrachm, 7.91 g., 22 mm.
Obv. Nude warrior on horseback right, with spear raised to strike, ΣA below.
Rev. Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos, Ω above arm, and Σ below, small dolphin in lower right field.
Fischer-Bossert Group 73, 888 (V347/R690); Vlasto 614–6 (same obv. die); HN Italy 937; SNG ANS 1003 (same dies); SNG Fitzwilliam 282 (same dies); BMC 229 (same dies); Bement 88 (same dies).
NGC graded CHOICE XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, great detail and high relief strike.

 

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