Obverse: Nude horseman riding right on rearing horse. Reverse: Nude Taras astride dolphin left, holding aphlaston, TAPA? References: Fischer-Bossert group 27, 383c, Vlasto 374ff Very Rare. Choice Good EF grade and struck from dies of superb style! Rare dies and extremely rare in this condition; certainly the finest known example of this type.
The depiction of Taras on the dolphin is among the most well-preserved I have ever seen, the head and face, hand and musculature are all completely. Some light cleaning scratches and deposits, and the reverse a touch off center, but otherwise incredibly attractive! With full color picture and signed by a professional numismatist and is guaranteed authentic forever. With decades of ancient numismatic experience, you can be assured that all of the coins we sell are both genuine and as described! This coin will come in a convenient 2"x2" flip, along with a description of the coin's details and attribution.
However, I can hold items longer if you contact me beforehand. The item "Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos Horseman & Taras on Dolphin Very Rare Almost FDC" is in sale since Thursday, April 11, 2019.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Greek (450 BC-100 AD)". The seller is "romae_aeternae_numismatics" and is located in Niles, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.