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ID:     17835
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Didrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. c. 272 - 235
Diameter:     19.5 mm
Weight:     7.192 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Description:     Head of nymph Satyrion left, wearing head-band, earring and necklace, uncertain object (shell?) before her
Reverse Legend:     TA
Reverse Description:     Naked boy on horseback right, holding wreath, crescent left, dolphin below horse, TA right
Mint:     Taras
Primary Reference:     Vlasto 1040 and pl. XXXIII, 1040 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=16954