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A silver obol of Taras showing a kantharos on both sides Coin Type: Silver obol of Taras (Tarentum) in Calabria.
Mint and Date: Taras, 280-228 BCE.
Size and Weight: 8mm x 10mm, 0.51g
Obverse: Kantharos; pellets to left, right and above.
Reverse: Kantharos; pellet to left, grapes to right.
Provenance: grotjohann-coins (eBay), August 2010.
Ref: GCV 356-357 var; possibly also Vlasto 1661, HN Italy 1076.
BW Ref: 002 051 164
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