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Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC
AR Drachm. 17mm. 3.2 gms.
Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right.
Vlasto 1068ff
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Album name:Dino / Greek Coins: Italy
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Date added:Oct 25, 2010
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Emperor Mat  [Oct 25, 2010 at 12:27 AM]
nice piece
Randygeki(h2)  [Oct 25, 2010 at 12:52 AM]
Enodia  [Oct 25, 2010 at 12:58 AM]
i love this type, and yours is a nice specimen. i like the way the owl looks like he is hunting in the night!
Steve E  [Oct 25, 2010 at 02:06 AM]
Great toning! Perfect backdrop for an owl
rover1.3  [Oct 25, 2010 at 04:49 AM]
A beautiful coin with detail!
casata137ec  [Oct 05, 2011 at 12:08 AM]
The furry owls are my absoluet favorite!