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ID:     730201
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 333-330
Weight:     7.92 g
Obverse Legend:     Τ / Λ / ΚΑΛ/Δ
Obverse Description:     Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield and two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; T behind, L before, KAL/D below
Reverse Legend:     [ΤΑΡΑΣ] / ΦΙ
Reverse Description:     Taras astride dolphin right, holding crested helmet; star before and behind, FI below.
Primary Reference:     Fischer-Bossert 744 (V285/ R578)
Reference2:     Vlasto 538 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG ANS 966 (same obverse die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF with light iridescence around devices
Notes:     $1,250