Calabria, Tarentum, Silver Nomos

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Calabria, Tarentum. Silver Nomos, c.280-272 BC. Gy- and Aristip-, magistrates. Obverse: Nude youth on horse standing left, looking up at figure standing right as he unbridles the horse with both…
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Description

Calabria, Tarentum.

Silver Nomos, c.280-272 BC. Gy- and Aristip-, magistrates.

Obverse: Nude youth on horse standing left, looking up at figure standing right as he unbridles the horse with both hands; ΓY to right, API-ΣTI-Π in three lines below.
Reverse: Taras, holding bow and arrow, astride dolphin to right, ΔI and elephant to right below, ΤΑΡΑΣ behind.

(Vlasto 736; HN Italy 1000)

Good Very Fine. An pleasing and unusual control mark in the form of an elephant.

6.50g.

Specification

Periodc 280 - 272 BC
Datec. 280-272 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Nomos

Coin Ruler

Tarentum

Country

Italy and Sicily

Coin House

Calabria

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Elephant

ReferencesVlasto 736; HN Italy 1000
Weight6.5 g

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