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ID:     81000013
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Date Ruled:     Circa 470-465 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Weight:     7.92 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Phalanthos riding dolphin right; cockle shell below
Reverse Description:     Head of Satyra left within circular border; all in shallow incuse circle
Primary Reference:     Fischer-Bossert group 5, 91 (V41/R60)
Reference2:     Vlasto 140 (same dies)
Reference3:     HN Italy 838
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, toned, small die break on obverse, obverse a little off center
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 13 Very rare die combination. From the Colin E. Pitchfork Collection. Ex Triton III (30 November 1999), lot 37.Fischer-Bossert lists 5 examples from this die pairing, not including the present coin, and 73 coins overall for his group 5, from 11 die pairings (5 obverse and 6 reverse).