Silver nomos, 21 mm, 7.76 gm.
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.
Acquired from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., 1989.