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ID:     20277
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     272 - 240 BC
Diameter:     19.7 mm
Weight:     6.381 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Legend:     ΣΥ above, ΛΥΚΙ/ΝΟΣ below
Obverse Description:     Naked horseman to left, crowning horse with raised right
Reverse Legend:     ΤΑ−ΡΑΣ
Reverse Description:     Taras astride dolphin left, about to hurl trident with raised right arm, chlamys draped over extended left arm, owl behind
Mint:     Taras
Primary Reference:     BMC p. 181, 161
Reference2:     SNG Cop 916
Reference3:     HN Italy 1025
Reference4:     Vlasto 836, SNG ANS 1165
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=19493