Lot 71. Calabria, Taras. Ca. 280-272 B.C. AR nomos. Phintylos, Ey..., and Poly..., magistrates.
Calabria, Taras. Ca. 280-272 B.C. AR nomos (19 mm, 6.28 g, 9 h). Phintylos, Ey..., and Poly..., magistrates. Nude warrior, shield and two spears on his back, thrusting third spear, on horse rearing right; in upper left field and below, magistrates' names: EY and ΦINTY[ΛOΣ] / [TAPAΣ], Phalanthos on dolphin left, holding Nike; in left field, magistrate's name: ΠOΛY; below, prow left. Vlasto 720-2; SNG ANS 1089; HN Italy 1002. Toned, some striking weakness on reverse. Good very fine.