CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Stater (Silver, 20 mm, 6.50 g, 7 h), struck under the magistrates Ar... and Damylos. Nude youth riding horse walking to right, raising his right hand to crown the horse's head; in left field, AP monogram; below horse, ΔAMYΛOΣ. Rev. TA-ΡAΣ Phalanthos, nude, riding on dolphin to left; holding rhyton in his right hand and, in his left, trident and a shield ornamented with a hippocamp. HN III 1008. Vlasto 750-4. Beautifully toned. Very fine.
From the stock of an old Swiss dealer assembled mainly in the 1960s-1970s.