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Printed Auction 42 Lot 45

CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 B.C. AR nomos. 6.3 gm. 20 mm. Lykinos and Sy-, magistrates. Youth on horseback left, crowning horse; ΣΥ to right, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ in two lines below / Phalanthos astride dolphin left, preparing to hurl trident; owl to right; ΤΑΡΑΣ below. HN Italy 1025. Vlasto 839 (same dies). SNG ANS 1165. Extremely Fine; light iridescent tone on good metal. Well centered, sharply struck, and of superb style. Very attractive; an exceptional example.

Ex Warden Numismatics, LLC (tag, $1,100) purchased at the 2008 New York International Coin Fair. Ex Lanz Auction 132 (November 2006) lot 34.

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