Ancient Greek - "Boy on a Dolphin" Calabria, Tarentum - Circa: 291 BCE


Denomination: AR Nomos

Date: Circa 280 BCE

Mount: Mounted dolphin-side out in 14K gold bezel with fixed bail. 

Description: Calabria, Tarentum, "Boy on a Dolphin"  

Weight: 12.13 gm 

Obverse: Taras astride dolphin left, distaff over his left shoulder, ivy leaf behind and waves below.

Reverse: Helmeted, nude warrior on horse prancing right

Mount: 14K Gold - Sturdy setting, VF with well-centered boy on dolphin.