Greek Italy. Southern Apulia, Tarentum. AR Nomos, c. 272-240 BC. Reduced standard. Obv. Warrior, nude but for crested helmet, holding rein in right hand, shield on left arm, on horse stepping left; EYΦ to left, [A]P-IΣTΩN below. Rev. Phalanthos, nude, holding hippocamp on extended right arm and cradling trident in left, riding dolphin left; ZΩΠ to right, TAPAΣ below. HN Italy 1044; Vlasto 927; SNG ANS 1238. 6.31 g. 20.50 mm. From a masterly engraved and detailed reverse die. Brilliant, superb and lightly toned, with lovely golden hues. About EF/EF.