Coin: 5437

Format
Coin
Issue
3061

Details

Notes
F-B O: 10, R: 18. Reverse legend invisible.
Object Type
coin
Denomination
Didrachm
Metal
Silver
Region
Italy
State
Calabria
City
Tarentum
Date
-510 to -450
Obverse Figure Description
Boy on a dolphin, right, right hand extended and opened upward, left hand holds an octopus
Obverse Legend
TARAS [three-bar sigma]
Reverse Figure Description
Hippocamp, right
Reverse Legend
TARAS [retrograde; three-bar sigma]
Reverse Attributes
cabled border
Reverse Symbol
scallop shell
References
Provenance
Spink, London; 7/1960; Pounds 25

Coin Description

Size
20 in mm
Die Axis
9
Weight
7.6 in grams
Accession
Accession number: 421, 1966-01-01, Gift of: Baldwin Maull
References
F-B 23g
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