Ancient Greek - Boy on a Dolphin - AR Nomos - Circa 291 BCE - Presented in an 18K gold mount

 

Denomination: AR Nomos

Date: Circa 280 BCE

Mount: Mounted in 18K gold 

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: 18K Gold - Sturdy setting, VF with well-centered boy on dolphin.

 

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