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Live auction - bgr_480802 - CALABRIA - TARAS Nomos ou didrachme

CALABRIA - TARAS Nomos ou didrachme AU
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Starting price : 450 €
Estimate : 750 €
Price : 460 €
Maximum bid : 490 €
End of the sale : 05 June 2018 14:01:00
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Nomos ou didrachme
Date: c. 272 AC.
Mint name / Town : Tarente, Calabre
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 6,07 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et irrégulier, ovale, bien centré des deux côtés. Très joli droit, de frappe un peu molle sur les légendes. Joli revers. Magnifique patine de médaillier avec des reflets mordorés et bleutés irisés

Obverse


Obverse description : Cavalier galopant à gauche, casqué, armé d'une double javeline et d'un bouclier orné d'un astre.
Obverse legend : IW/ APOLLW.
Obverse translation : (Apollo).

Reverse


Reverse description : Taras nu, chevauchant un dauphin à gauche, tenant une grappe de raisin de la main droite et une quenouille de la gauche.
Reverse legend : [ANQ]/ TARAS.
Reverse translation : (Tarente).

Commentary


Poids léger. Sur cet exemplaire, le droit est finement détaillé, le bouclier en particulier est orné d’un astre à six rais centré en coeur. Ce type est l’un des plus courants du monnayage tarentin.

Historical background


CALABRIA - Taranto

(281-272 BC)

Pyrrhus strategist, king of Epirus (295-272 avant J.-C.)

After the "victory" of Ascoli in 279 BC, Pyrrhus, who could not get a decisive victory over the Romans, was angry with his Greek and Syracusan allies and was finally defeated at Benevento in 275 before BC He retired in Epirus, where he was quickly killed.

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