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Coins 25Italy.Southern Apulia, Tarentum.Nomos, c. 340-332 BC.Obv. Naked horseman on prancing horse right, lancing downward with right hand, behind large round shield and two more lances. In field to left, I; to right, o; beneath horse, KAΛ/T.Rev. TAPAΣ. Taras astride dolphin right, a crested helmet between his hands; on either side an eight rayed star; beneath dolphin, ONA.Cf. Vlasto 554 (misdescribed) var. HN Italy 896. Evans IVH.1-5. Fischer-Bossert 774 (V305, R 601). Jameson Collection 140 (same dies). AG.g. 7.81 mm. 23.00RR.Insignificant traces of double-striking on reverse, otherwisegood EF.An outstanding example of this rare variant; a coin of a quality rarely met within this series, a masterpiece. Lightly toned.