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    Gemlike Tarentum Diobols

    CALABRIA. Tarentum. Ca. 325-280 BC. AR diobol (9mm, 1.06 gm, 4h). Bearded and mature head of Heracles to right, wearing lion skin headdress / Heracles standing right, grappling with the Nemean lion; between his legs, IΦ; to left, knucklebone, and club. HN Italy 978. Vlasto 1354. Exceedingly rare! Well struck and beautifully toned. NGC Choice AU? 5/5 - 5/5, Fine Style.

    Ex Spink (London, 5 October 1988), lot 3. 


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