CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Nomos (Silver, 19.5 mm, 6.48 g, 2 h), struck under the magistrates Kallikrates, Epikr... and Ne.... Bareheaded, bearded and armored military leader on horse galloping to right, his head and torso facing and his right arm stretched out to left, holding Nike crowning him to right; in field to left, monogram of ΕΠΙΚ; below horse, KAΛΛIKPA / THΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Taras astride dolphin to left, holding, in his right hand, Nike crowning him to right, and, in his left, an ornamental trident; to right, monogram of NE. HN III 1059. SNG ANS 1260. Vlasto 965. Sharp, clear and detailed. Very minor surface roughness, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the Morcote Collection, formed before 2005.
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