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ID:     3900V1065
Type:     Greek
Region:     CALABRIA
City:     Tarentum
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     302-281 BC
Diameter:     15 mm
Weight:     3.00 g
Obverse Legend:     I
Obverse Description:     Head of Athena right, wearing crested helmet decorated with Skylla hurling rock; I on neckflap.
Reverse Legend:     TAPA[N] / AΠ
Reverse Description:     Owl standing left on olive branch; TAPA[N] to right, AΠ monogram to left.
Primary Reference:     Vlasto 1065
Reference2:     Evans Period VII, V (281-272 BC, the Pyrrhic Hegemony).
Reference3:     Cote 431
Photograph Credit:     Rutten & Wieland
Grade:     aVF, slightly grainy
Notes:     Rare