Author Topic: Calabria, Tarentum: AR Nomos. c. 281-272 BC, Gy-, Sostratos, and Poly-, mag.  (Read 62 times)

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Calabria, Tarentum: AR Nomos. c. 281-272 BC, Gy-, Sostratos, and Poly-, magistrates; Vlasto 716, HN Italy 1001, SNG ANS 1037 (6.44 g, 22 mm)

Obverse: Nude, helmeted warrior on horseback right, preparing to cast spear downward with right hand, holding shield and two spears in left hand; ΓΥ behind, ΣΩΣΤΡAΤΟΣ below
Reverse: Taras astride dolphin left, holding Nike and cornucopiae; thunderbolt behind, ΠΟΛΥ before, TAPAΣ below.