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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Italy| > SH58669
Thourioi, Lucania, Italy, 4th Century B.C.
Thourioi, also called Thurii and Thurium, issued similar types with a hippocamp, griffin or laurel wreath on the Attic helmet. On those ornamented with Scylla, she is sometimes shading her eyes and scanning the horizon, holding a trident, spear, oar or octopus, or hurling a stone or a spear.
SH58669. Silver nomos, cf. SNG ANS 1007 (holding spear, same rev die as our coin), SNG Ashmolean 958 (holding spear), HN Italy 1802 (refs Oxford), VF, punches on reverse, Thourioi (near Sibari, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy) mint, weight 7.646g, maximum diameter 20.0mm, die axis 225o, 4th century B.C.; obverse head of Athena right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with Skylla pointing; reverse ΘOYPIΩN, Bull butting right, tunny fish in exergue; SOLD











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