Tarentum, Calabria

Tarentum, Calabria

Silver nomos, 21 mm, 7.76 gm.
Obv: Nude warrior on horseback right, casting spear.
Rev: Phalanthos, holding helmet, astride dolphin right.

Minted in Calabria, 333-330 BC.

Tarentum (Taras) was founded in 706 BC by Dorian immigrants from Sparta. It became a commercial power and a sovereign city of Magna Graecia, ruling over the Greek colonies in southern Italy.

Inv#: 7675

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