E-Auction 45 Lot 29

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Magnificent coin. Fine die work. Rare variety.
E-Auction 45 Lot 29

CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 B.C. AR didrachm or nomos. 6.54 gm. 18.5 mm. Euph.., Ariston, and Zop..., magistrates. Nude warrior wearing crested helmet riding left, holding reins and ornamented shield; EYΦ to left, API-ΣTΩN below / Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding hippocamp and trident; ΤΑΡΑΣ below, ZΩΠ to right. HN Italy 1044. SNG ANS 1238 (same obverse die). Vlasto 928 (same dies). Near Extremely Fine; light attractive tone; light die break, obverse; lovely style, artistic dies, sharply struck in high relief. Rare variety.

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