Dea Moneta
Banner Artemide LX
Lot # 76
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, APIΣTΩN 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. AR. 6.58 g. 21.00 mm. Choice example, with a spectacular horseman. Brilliant, superb and lightly toned, with lovely golden hues. EF.