CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 272-240 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 6.43 g, 4 h), Nikylos, magistrate. The Dioskouroi riding right; below, [Ν]IΚΥΛΟΣ. Rev. TAPAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding kantharos in his right hand and trident in his left; above to right, monogram of AP. HN Italy 1046. Vlasto 935-7. Very rare. A beautifully toned and attractive example of this unusual issue. The reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good extremely fine.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.