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The Dioskouroi
Lot # 72
Greek Italy. Southern Apulia, Tarentum. AR Nomos, c. 280-272 BC. Obv. The Dioskouroi riding left; monogram above, below, ΣΩΔΑΜΟΣ. Rev. Phalantos on dolphin left, holding Nike who crowns him, spears, and shield with hippocamp decoration; to left, ΓΥ; to right, ΤΑΡΑΣ; below, waves. HN Italy 1011; Vlasto 775; SNG ANS 1127. AR. 6.62 g. 22.50 mm. Choice and attractive coin, with an exceptional old cabinet tone with gold and iridescent hues. EF.