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ID:     769750
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Nomos
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 510-500
Diameter:     25 mm
Weight:     8.02 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     ΤΑΡΑΣ
Obverse Description:     ΤΑΡΑΣ (retrograde), Phalanthos, naked, with arm outstretched, seated on dolphin right; pecten below
Reverse Legend:     ΤΑΡΑΣ
Reverse Description:     ΤΑΡΑΣ (retrograde and in relief), incuse of obverse type
Primary Reference:     Fischer-Bossert 16 (V7/R12)
Reference2:     Vlasto 68 (same dies)
Reference3:     Gorini 3 (same dies)
Reference4:     HN Italy 826; Franke & Hirmer 294 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF, two minor edge splits
Notes:     Very rare Much better condition than the A. Moretti specimen, the last comparable example of this type to appear at auction (NAC 13, 8 October 1998, lot 72).