CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.82 g, 2 h), Si.., Philokles and Ly..., magistrates. Nude warrior on horseback to left, holding bridles in his right hand and carrying small round shield in his left; above, ΣY; below, ΦΙΛOKΛHΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding wreath in his right hand and placing his left on the dolphin; below, ΛY. HN Italy 965. Vlasto 689. A splendid piece, very well struck and of wonderful early Hellenistic style. Good extremely fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.