Greek Coins. Calabria, Tarentum.
Drachm circa 280-272, AR 3.11 g. Head of Athena, wearing crested Attic helmet, bowl decorated with Scylla hurling stone. Rev. TAPANTINWN Owl, with open wings, standing r. on thunderbolt; in r. field, S[W] and below, [DIO]. Vlasto 1080-1083. Historia Numorum Italy 1018.
Lovely old cabinet tone, minor area of porosity on reverse
field, otherwise about extremely fine
Privately purchased on the 18th of March 2011.
|Price realized||950 CHF 19 bids|
|Starting price||160 CHF|