CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 302-280 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 22 mm, 7.84 g, 7 h), Nikodamos, Eu... and Aga..., magistrates. EY - NIKO/ΔAM/OΣ Nude warrior, helmeted, on horseback to left, holding reins in his right hand and shield on his left arm. Rev. TAPAΣ - AΓA Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding grape in his right hand and distaff in his left; to right, rooster standing left. HN Italy 970. Vlasto 707. A superb piece, beautifully toned and in exceptionally fine condition. Good extremely fine.
From the collection of H. von Ziegler-Schindler (1890-1966), Thierry Parsy, 25 March 2014, 4.