Numismatica Ars Classica Zurich
Numismatica Ars Classica Zurich, Auction 123

A Collection of Greek Coins of a Man in Love with Art, Part II.

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Description

Greek Coins. Calabria, Tarentum.
Nomos circa 430-425, AR 7.69g. [T]A – PA – N – TI – NW – N Dolphin rider advancing r., extending his l. arm and resting his r. hand on the back of the dolphin; beneath, scallop-shell. Rev. Jockey r., crowning his horse with r. hand and holding the bridle with his l. Vlasto 271 (this coin). SNG Lloyd 149 (this reverse die). Fischer-Bossert 234b (this coin illustrated). Historia Numorum Italy 847.
An extremely rare variety, only three specimens in private hands, of a very rare type.
Lovely old cabinet tone, reverse slightly off-centre, otherwise very fine

Ex Sangiorgi 15-22 April 1907, Strozzi, 846, Martin Fixed Price List 14 April 1986, G1 and New York XXVII, 2012, Prospero, 17 sales. From the Vlasto collection.

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Price realized 3'750 CHF 15 bids
Starting price 800 CHF
Estimate 1'000 CHF
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