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    CALABRIA. Tarentum. Ca. 281-272 BC. AR stater (22mm, 6.54 gm, 12h). The Dioscuri riding left; monogram above, ΣΩΔΑΜΟΣ below / TAPAΣ, Taras left on dolphin, holding Nike crowning him, spears, and shield with hippocamp decoration; ΓΥ left. Vlasto 779. HN Italy 1011. Crisply struck from fresh dies and decidedly scarce thus. Beautiful iridescent toning. Choice Extremely Fine.

    From the Mayflower Collection.
    Ex Superior Galleries NY Sale (10-11 December 1993), lot 1595.


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