CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 6.40 g, 12 h), Kallikrates, magistrate. Warrior on horseback to right, holding Nike, who crowns him, in his right hand; to left, monogram; below horse, KAΛΛIKPA/THΣ. Rev. [T]APAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding Nike, who crowns him, in his right hand and trident in his left; above the dolphin's tail, monogram. HN Italy 1059. Vlasto 656-6. SNG ANS 1261. Fresh, sharp and fully lustrous, a virtually unimprovable example. Virtually as struck.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.