Italy, Calabria, Taras, (281-272 B.C.), silver stater, (6.59 g), obv. naked boy rider crowning stationary horse to right, Nike flying to right crowning rider, under Nike SI, below horse QE, rev. Taras astride a dolphin to left, holding a kantharos and trident, beneath dolphin TAPAS below, LU in upper right field, (cf.S.370, Vl.759 [this coin], cf.SNG ANS 1116. Grey tone, extremely fine and very scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Noble Numismatics Sale 87, lot 4412. Also Robert Climpson Collection Noble Numismatics Sale 85B (lot 1412) and previously from Spink & Son, with ticket, from the M.P. Vlasto Collection and previously from the Lucerne Sale 28/3/1922 (lot 80). With tickets.