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ID:     24865
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Quarter stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     B.C. Time of Pyrrhos, c. 280
Diameter:     11.7 mm
Weight:     2.134 g
Die Axis:     7.5 h
Obverse Legend:     AP
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Apollo right, AP monogram behind
Reverse Legend:     ΤΑΡΑΝΤΙΝΩΝ / AP
Reverse Description:     Eagle with spread wings standing left on thunderbolt, AP monogram left
Primary Reference:     Fischer-Bossert p. 370, G59g and pl. 68 (this coin)
Reference2:     HN Italy 986
Reference3:     Vlasto 49
Reference4:     SNG ANS 1043
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=23787