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BM02088

Calabria, Tarentum, Silver Stater

Calabria, Tarentum (c. 385-385 B.C.), Silver Stater. Naked youth on horseback standing right, his right hand raised to crown the horse, rev. TAPAΣ, Phalanthos riding a dolphin left, both hands resting on the back of the dolphin, 7.86g., 6h (Vlasto 350 (this coin); Fischer-Bossert 446a (V194/R340); SNG ANS 890 (these dies); HN Italy 880). Very light traces of double-striking on reverse, beautiful old cabinet tone, good very fine and most attractive.

Provenance:

From the Ionian Shore Hoard of 1908 (IGCH 1916)

Ex M.P. Vlasto Collection, 350

Ex Camerata Romeau Collection

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