CALABRIA. Tarentum. Circa 430-425 BC. Didrachm or Nomos (Silver, 23 mm, 7.72 g, 4 h). TAPAΣ Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to right, his left arm outstretched; below, scallop shell. Rev. Nude youth on horse galloping to left, holding bridles in his right hand and whip in his left. Fischer-Bossert 214 (V106/R155). Vlasto 284. Beautifully toned and of fine style. Struck from somewhat worn dies, otherwise, very fine.
From an old Swiss collection, formed in the 1970s.