CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 6.41 g, 11 h), The... and Alex..., magistrates. Nude rider on horse galloping to right, stabbing with spear held in his right hand and holding two other spears and shield with his left; above to left, ΘE; below, ΑΛΕΞ. Rev. TAPAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding wreath in his right hand and trident with his left; star; to right, ΣI. HN Italy 1003. Vlasto 724. Beautifully toned. Extremely fine.
Ex Künker 248, 14 March 2014, 7027 and formerly from a European collection, formed before 2005.