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ID:     5333
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Date Struck:     B.C. c. 332-302
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     7.85 g
Die Axis:     1.5 h
Obverse Legend:     ΔAI
Obverse Description:     Horseman right wearing crested helmet on prancing horse, in left hand two spears, circular shield on left arm, in right long spear pointed downwards, ∆AI below
Reverse Legend:     TAΡΑΣ / ΦI
Reverse Description:     Taras left riding on a dolphin. in left hand a small round shield ornamented with a Hippocamp, in right hand trident resting on shoulder, ΦI left, murex shell below
Primary Reference:     HN 935
Reference2:     Vlasto 803
Reference3:     McGill 52 (obverse same dies)/51 (reverse same dies)
Reference4:     Cote 241
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=3030
Notes:     Ex Hess-Divo AG, Zurich