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ID:     12638
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. c. 272 - 235
Diameter:     19.5 mm
Weight:     6.477 g
Die Axis:     10.5 h
Obverse Legend:     ΛΥΚΙ / ΝΟΣ ΣΥ
Obverse Description:     Naked horseman trotting left, crowning horse with right, ΣΥ behind, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ below
Reverse Legend:     TAΡAΣ
Reverse Description:     Taras, naked seated on dophin left, hurling trident with raised right arm, chlamays hanging from extended left arm, owl standing left behind
Mint Mark:     Taras
Primary Reference:     HN Italy 1025, S 374v
Reference2:     BMC Italy 161
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=10796