CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 21 mm, 6.44 g, 1 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. TAPAΣ 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 of NE. HN Italy 1059. SNG ANS 1261. Vlasto 965-966. Bright and fresh, a beautiful coin. The obverse struck from a somewhat worn die, otherwise, virtually as struck.
From a European collection, formed before 2005.