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CALABRIA. Tarentum. Obol
Kantharos; three pellets around.

Bucranium; three pellets around.

Circa 380-325 BC
Weight: 0.33 g.
Diameter: 9 mm.

Rare with 3 pellets

cf. Vlasto 1617 (number of pellets); cf. BMC 432 (same). HN Italy 918; SNG France 3 specimens, c.f. 2201-03 (number of pellets)

Ex Dr. P. Vogl collection; ex Bankhaus Aufhuser (sold 30.12.1992; with dealer's ticket), Ex-Numismatik Naumann auction 42 lot 15; Ex-Calgary Coin

A tiny coin with a fantastic design.
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Mat  [Jan 27, 2018 at 07:21 PM]
Nice addition and toning
Enodia  [Jan 27, 2018 at 08:39 PM]
A great addition Jay, but of course I'm slightly biased.
Nemonater  [Jan 28, 2018 at 12:54 AM]
Nice toning!
Randygeki(h2)  [Jan 28, 2018 at 02:59 AM]
Thats neat little coin. Cool addition
Canaan  [Jan 28, 2018 at 05:20 AM]
Very nice!!!
Grant H  [Jan 28, 2018 at 09:15 AM]
love the ox
quadrans  [Jan 28, 2018 at 11:10 AM]
Nice find
ancientone  [Feb 09, 2018 at 12:02 AM]
Very cool coin!
Leo  [Feb 17, 2019 at 12:18 PM]
nice and cool!