CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 20 mm, 7.89 g, 7 h), Ey.. and Philon, magistrates. Nude warrior on horseback left, holding bridles in his right hand and carrying small round shield in his left; to upper left, ΦIΛΩN; below horse, EY. Rev. TAPAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding Nike in his right hand; below, waves to left. HN Italy 964. Vlasto 683. A splendid, lustrous and beautifully toned piece. Light die rust on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.