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Calabria


Taras, Part 4


Lower Denominations


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Calabria, Taras, 302-272 BC, AR drachme, 3.13g
head of Athena wearing Attic helmet decorated with Skylla/
TAP IOP, owl standing, wings closed, clava (club?)
SNG ANS 1307, Vlasto 1054, Rare (R1)
Posted November 2015







Calabria, Taras, 420-227 BC, AR Obol
sea shell/
dolphin, papavero flower(?), letter(?) (A or I or H?)
SNG ANS 1482-1516 var.,
Vlasto --- (1474-1543 var.), Rare (R1)
Posted November 2015







Calabria, Taras, AR fraction (quarter obol?), 5 mm, 0.1g
scallop shell/
Taras riding on dolphin, holding object (grapes?), T(?)
cf. SNG ANS 1533-1536, cf. Vlasto 1599-1606,
cf. Ratto/Cote 599-603, Scarce (NC),
ex Vlasto collection
Posted November 2015







Calabria, Taras, 4th-3rd century BC, AR Obol
cantharos/
cantharos, uncertain symbol (race torch?), bucranium
SNG ANS 1539-1555 var., Vlasto 1621-1665 var.,
SNG Cop. 1066-1078 var., ex Lindgren collection
Posted November 2015







Calabria, Taras, ca. 275-200 BC, AE 13, 2.24g
scallop shell/
TAPAN,
Phalanthos riding dolphin, holding kantharos and cornucopia
SNG ANS 1602-1608, Vlasto 1824, HN Italy 1087
Posted February 2018