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ID:     161585
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 470-450
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     8.1 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     ΤΑΡΑΣ
Obverse Description:     Taras riding dolphin left, both arms extended
Reverse Description:     Head of the nymph Satyra(?) left
Primary Reference:     Fischer-Bossert 92 (V43/R60)
Reference2:     Vlasto 144 (same dies)
Reference3:     SNG ANS 143
Reference4:     SNG France 1596 (same dies); SNG Cop -; HN Italy 838
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=77829
Grade:     VF, struck a little softly
Notes:     Rare.