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Ancient Coinage of Calabria, Taras


Taras or Tarentum, in Calabria, modern Taranto in southern Italy

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BMC 214Tarentum, Calabria, AR Nomos. 272-235 BC, period of Roman Occupation. Magistrate Aristokles. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding large round shield on left arm and wielding spear downwards in right hand, two reserve spears to his left; DI behind, ARI-STO KL-HS in two lines below / TARAS, Taras, naked, seated left on dolphin, holding kantharos and trident, to right a female head left, hair tied in a knot behind. BMC 214; Evans, Horsemen VIII, D1; Taranto hoard 25.TextImage
BMC 320Tarentum, Calabria, AR drachm. 3.22 gr. Helmeted head of Athena left / Owl standing facing on thunderbolt, SW in right field, DIO below. BMC 320.TextImage
BMC 371Taras, Calabria. 4th Century BC. Silver Diobol, 11mm (0.98 gm). Helmeted head of Athena right. / Herakles grappling with the Nemean Lion. TextImage
BMC 436Tarentum, Calabria, AR Obol. ca 280-228 BC. Katharos, dot to left and right / Katharos, dot to left and right; sideways in right field: Nike flying left, holding wreath. BMC 436.TextImage
Dewing 320Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm. 212-209 BC, Occupation of Hannibal, Naked horseman on prancing horse right, bearing palm, SWKAN NAS below. / Taras astride dolphin left with trident & amphora, eagle behind TAPAS below. TextImage
Evans VIII, L2Tarentum, Calabria, AR Didrachm. Horseman right, crowned by Nike, FI to right, ARISTEID below / TARAS, Taras on dolphin left, holding trident and cornspike, HDR monogram to right. Evans, Horseman, VIII, L2. TextImage
Fischer 649CALABRIA. Tarentum. Ca. 355-340 BC. Silver nomos (7.83 gm). Helmeted, nude warrior on horse galloping left, holding round shield on left arm, reins in right hand, D under horse's belly / TARAS, nude Taras astride dolphin left, holding cantharus in extended right hand, E under dolphin; below, smaller dolphin leaping left into line of waves. Fischer-Bossert 649 (V251/R501). Attractively toned. Extremely fine TextImage
HN Italy 840Calabria, Tarentum. Ca 470-450 BC. AR Litra. 0.54 gr. Scallop shell within linear circle / Female head left within linear circle. HN Italy 840.TextImage
HN Italy 881Taras, Calabria, AR Nomos. Horseman galloping left, holding whip, delta beneath the horse / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos in outstretched right hand. |- and L and TARAS below. HN Italy 881; Vlasto 480-488.TextImage
HN Italy 1076CALABRIA, Tarentum. Circa 280-228 BC. AR Obol (8mm, 0.54 g, 3h). Kantharos; pellets to left, right, and above / Kantharos; E to left, pellet to right. Vlasto -; HN Italy 1076. TextImage
HN Italy 1076 (2)Tarentum (Taras), Calabria, AR Obol, 280-228 BC, 8mm, 0.5 gr. Kantharos, one dot above, two dots below / Kantharos; stag leaping left at lower right, AP monogram at lower right. HN Italy 1076; Vlasto 1677.TextImage
HN Italy 1088Calabria, Taras. Circa 275-200 BC. AE 11mm. Scallop shell / Two dolphins right. TextImage
McClean 554CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 450-440 BC. AR Nomos. TAPAS, Taras astride dolphin left, both hands extended; pecten below / TAPAS, Phalanthos nude to waist & seated left on diphros, holding spindle in extended right hand, staff in left. TextImage
McClean 756AR Litra of Calabria Taras / Dolphin. TextImage
SNG ANS 948Calabria, Tarentum, AR didrachm. 380-345 BC, Nude youth on galloping horse right / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos. TextImage
SNG ANS 1209 Tarentum Calabria AR Didrachm; Boy on Dolphin / horseman right. TextImage
SNG ANS 1335Calabria, Taras, AR Quarter Obol (0.11g). 4th Century BC. Scallop shell / wheel. TextImage
SNG Cop 349Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm. 212-209 BC, Occupation of Hannibal, Naked horseman on prancing horse right, bearing palm / Taras astride dolphin left with trident & extending amphora, eagle behind, TAPAS below. TextImage
SNG Cop 891vCalabria, Tarentum AR Didrachm. 281-272 BC. Youth on horseback right raising hand, CY above, APOLLW and two amphorae below / Taras riding on dolphin left, holding trident, B to right, TAPAS below. TextImage
SNG Cop 923Calabria, Taras AR Didrachm. 272-235 BC. Youth on horse holding wreath above its head / Taras riding dolphin left. TextImage
SNG Cop 973ffCALABRIA: TARAS. 4th Century BC. Silver Diobol, 12mm (0.93 gm). O: Helmeted head of Athena right / Herakles strangling the Nemean lion. TextImage
Vlasto 14Calabria, Tarentum AV Twentieth-Stater. ca 334-331 BC. Attic Standard. Donative issue struck for Alexander the Molossian's campaigns. Radiate, facing head of Helios slightly right / TAPAN, thunderbolt; APOL to right. TextImage
Vlasto 27Calabria, Tarentum. ~275-272 BC. AV Sixth-Stater or Hekte. Laureate head of Apollo left / Herakles, club raised about to strike, fighting the Nemean lion; bow and quiver to left. TextImage
Vlasto 49Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 276-272 BC. AV Quarter Stater. Laureate head of Apollo right; AP monogram behind / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; AP monogram to left. Fischer-Bossert G59, HN Italy 986. TextImage
Vlasto 57CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 280 BC. AV Quarter Stater - Triobol (2.15 gm). Laureate head of Apollo right; NK monogram behind / TARANTINWN left, eagle standing right on thunderbolt; FI upper right, two amphorae surmounted by stars right, NIKAP in exergue. SNG Cop 837. TextImage
Vlasto 59Taras, Calabria, AR Nomos. TAPAS, Taras astride dolphin right / four-spoked wheel. TextImage
Vlasto 68CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 510-500 BC. AR Nomos TARAS, Phalanthos astride dolphin right, left hand extended; pecten below / Incuse of obverse. SNG ANS 825. TextImage
Vlasto 79CALABRIA. Ancient imitation of Tarentum. Ca. 480-470 BC (date of prototype). Silver nomos (7.35 gm). Blundered legend (LIIRA retrograde), Taras astride dolphin right, scallop shell below / Four-spoked wheel. Fischer-Bossert N' 8a (this coin). Vlasto 79 (this coin). TextImage
Vlasto 80CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 480-470 BC. AR Nomos. TAPAS, Phalanthos on dolphin right, left hand extended, right hand at side; pecten below / Four-spoked wheel. SNG ANS 828. TextImage
Vlasto 89CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 480-470 BC. AR Nomos. TAPAS, Phalanthos on dolphin left, right hand extended, right hand at side; pecten below / Four-spoked wheel. TextImage
Vlasto 116CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 490-480 BC. AR Nomos. T-A-P-A-S, Phalanthos on dolphin right, left hand extended, holding cuttle fish in right hand / TAPA, hippocamp right; pecten below. SNG ANS 834. TextImage
Vlasto 119CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 490-480 BC. AR Nomos. T-A-P-A, Phalanthos on dolphin right, left hand extended, holding cuttle fish in right hand / TAP-A-, hippocamp right; pecten below. SNG ANS 837. TextImage
Vlasto 131CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 465-455 BC. AR Nomos. TARAS, Phalanthos on dolphin right, both hands extended holding a wreath / Hippocamp right; crab below. SNG ANS 839. TextImage
Vlasto 169CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 455 BC. AR Nomos. TAPAS, Taras on dolphin right, both hands extended; pecten & octopus below / Phalanthos seated right on diphros draped with a fleece, holding kantharos in right hand, spindle in left. TextImage
Vlasto 185Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm, (7.77g) c. 470-425 BC, Phalanthos riding dolphin right, arms extended, scallop shell below, ethnic behind. / Taras Oikistes (?) seated left. TextImage
Vlasto 189Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 450-440 BC. Taras on dolphin right, arms extended, scallop shell below; TAPAS (retrograde) behind / Taras seated left on diphros, naked to waist, with staff & distaff. TextImage
Vlasto 194CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 450-440 BC. AR Nomos. TAPAS, Taras on dolphin left, both hands extended; pecten below / Phalanthos seated left on diphros, holding spindle in right hand, scepter in left. TextImage
Vlasto 212CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 430-425 BC. AR Nomos. Diademed Phalanthos seated left on stool, holding kantharos in extended right hand, spindle in left; wreathed altar before / TARAN-TI-NWN, Taras on dolphin right, left hand extended, right hand at side; pecten below. TextImage
Vlasto 213CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 430-425 BC. AR Nomos. T-ARA-N-TI-NWN, Taras on dolphin right, left hand extended, right hand at side; pecten below / Phalanthos seated left on stool, holding kantharos in extended right hand, spindle in left. SNG ANS 854. TextImage
Vlasto 217Calabria, Tarentum. 430-425 BC. AR Nomos. Phalantos on dolphin to right, shrimp below / Taras seated left on chair, holding out bird by its wings. TextImage
Vlasto 223Calabria, Tarentum. 430-425 BC. AR Nomos (7.22 gm). Phalantos on dolphin to right, shrimp below / Taras seated left on chair, holding out bird at which a panther cub jumps. TextImage
Vlasto 228CALABRIA, Tarentum.ca 430-425 BC. AR Nomos. T-AR-ANTINWN, Taras on dolphin left, holding akrostolion in right hand, left hand at side / Phalanthos seated left on chair leaning slightly forwards, left elbow on back of chair, right hand extended holding a spindle downwards. SNG ANS 855. TextImage
Vlasto 237CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 425-415 BC. AR Nomos. Taras astride dolphin left, right hand extended, holding Boeotian shaped shield on left arm; pecten below / Phalanthos seated left with legs crossed on diphros, holding staff in right hand, spindle on ground behind. SNG ANS 858. TextImage
Vlasto 260CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 450-440 BC. AR Nomos. TAPA, Taras astride dolphin right, right hand extended, left hand at side; T before, waves below / Nude horseman galloping right, holding whip in left hand, reins in right. TextImage
Vlasto 263CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 450-440 BC. AR Nomos. iT-ARA-NTINW-N HMI, Taras astride dolphin right, right hand extended, left hand at side; P behind / Nude horseman galloping right; Q below. TextImage
Vlasto 273CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 450-440 BC. AR Nomos. Taras astride dolphin left, right hand extended, left hand at side; P behind, octopus below / TA-RAS, nude horseman galloping left, holding whip in left hand, reins in right. TextImage
Vlasto 282Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 440-425 BC. AR Nomos. Phalanthos astride dolphin right; pecten below / Horseman galloping left, holding reins & whip. Fischer-Bossert 214c, SNG ANS 853, HN Italy 847. TextImage
Vlasto 283Taras, Calabria AR Stater. ca 380-345 BC. Naked youth on horseback, left / Taras seated on dolphin right, scallop shell below. TextImage
Vlasto 290Calabria, Tarentum. ca 450-430 BC. AR Nomos. Taras astride dolphin right, right hand extended; shell below / Horseman galloping left; kantharos below. TextImage
Vlasto 291CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 400-390 BC. AR Nomos. T-AR-AN-T-INWN, Taras astride dolphin right, right hand extended, left hand at side; K behind, pecten below / Nude horseman galloping right; Q below. SNG ANS 866. TextImage
Vlasto 320CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 415-405 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on the horse's head; caduceus before, LA in ex / TARAS, Taras astride dolphin right, left hand extended, right hand at side. TextImage
Vlasto 323Calabria, Taras, AR Nomos. ca 430-380 BC. Taras astride dolphin right / Naked ephebos crowning horse right. TextImage
Vlasto 327Taras, Calabria Fourre Stater. 430-380 BC. Naked Ephebos crowning stationary horse / Taras seated on dolphin right. TextImage
Vlasto 332Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 400-390 BC. AR Nomos. Youth, holding whip & rein, on horse galloping right; L below / Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding akrostolion. Fischer-Bossert 352a, SNG ANS 881, HN Italy 850. TextImage
Vlasto 334Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Circa 400-390 BC. Nude ephebos on horse galloping right / Taras riding dolphin left, holding acrostolion. Vlasto 334. TextImage
Vlasto 336Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 390-385 BC. AR Nomos. Youth on horseback galloping right / Taras astride dolphin left, holding acrostolion. TextImage
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Vlasto 339CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 400-390 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback galloping right; L below / TARAS, Taras astride dolphin left, holding acrostolion in extended right hand, left hand at side. SNG ANS 882. TextImage
Vlasto 353Calabria, Taras AR Didrachm. 380-345 BC. Taras on dolphin, small HP (artist's signature) below, TAPAS below. / Boy on horse right, bearing wreath. TextImage
Vlasto 378Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Circa 390-385 BC. Nude warrior on horseback left, holding small round shield on left arm; A below / Taras astride dolphin left; R below. SNG ANS 900. TextImage
Vlasto 388Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 380-345 BC. Helmeted horseman mounted left, carrying round shield; D below / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos; waves, small dolphin & E below. SNG ANS 405. TextImage
Vlasto 390Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 350-345 BC. AR Nomos. Naked warrior on horseback left / Taras on dolphin swimming right. TextImage
Vlasto 395CALABRIA, Tarentum. c344-340 BC. AR Nomos. Nude horseman dismounting, carrying small round shield; K and pecten below / Taras on dolphin left, holding trident and cuttlefish. TextImage
Vlasto 403Taras, Calabria Fourre Stater. 380-345 BC. Boy on horse walking left, holding bridle of 2nd horse, Nike flying above crowning boy / Taras seated on dolphin left, holding kantharos, square raised tablet below. TextImage
Vlasto 408CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 365-355 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right; ithyphallic herm with its head tied with a fillet before, TE below / TARAS, Taras astride dolphin left, holding an oenochoe in his extended left hand, right hand at side. TextImage
Vlasto 412CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 380-345 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth crowning horse prancing left; pecten below / TAPAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, left hand at side. TextImage
Vlasto 427Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Circa 380-370 BC. Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse's head; S below / Taras astride dolphin left, extending hand. TextImage
Vlasto 434CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 380-375/70 BC. AR Nomos. Naked horseman dismounting left, holding small round shield; A below / TARAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding ball of wool in extended right hand, left hand at side; S below. SNG ANS 926. TextImage
Vlasto 435Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Circa 380-370 BC. Nude horseman, holding small round shield, dismounting his horse left; A below / Taras seated on dolphin left, holding ball of wool; S below. SNG ANS 926. TextImage
Vlasto 437Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 355–340 BC. Horseman left in act of dismounting, holding round shield, Greek letter under horse / ΤΑΡΑ—Σ, Taras astride dolphin left, holding crested Corinthian helmet, I under dolphin, line of waves below. Fischer-Bossert Group 47, 656 (V252/R508), SNG ANS 928–929. TextImage
Vlasto 438CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 344-334 BC. AR Nomos. Naked horseman dismounting left, holding small round shield & lance; T below / TARA-S behind, Taras astride dolphin left, holding crested helmet in right hand, left hand at side; I & waves below. TextImage
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Vlasto 442CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 344-334 BC. AR Nomos. Naked horseman dismounting left, holding small round shield & lance; ­ below / TARA-S behind, Taras astride dolphin left, holding trident over right shoulder, left hand at side; K & waves below. TextImage
Vlasto 452Calabria, Tarentum. c365-355 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback walking right; Q below horse / TARAS, Taras on dolphin left. SNG ANS 940. TextImage
Vlasto 488Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 380-345 BC. AR Nomos. Naked horseman galloping right / Taras on dolphin left, holding wreath. TextImage
Vlasto 510CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 340-335 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse's head; F before, naked youth below removing stone from horse's hoof / TAR-AS, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, small round shield & trident in left; E & waves below. TextImage
Vlasto 538CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 333-330 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; T behind, L before, KAL/D below / TARAS left, Taras astride dolphin right, holding crested helmet; star before & behind, FI below. SNG ANS 966. TextImage
Vlasto 563Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 440-425 BC. AR Nomos. Rider on horseback left; horse's head held by youth to left, standing right; I- to left, D to right, KAL below / Phalanthos astride dolphin right, holding bow & arrow; FI below. SNG ANS 975, HN Italy 900. TextImage
Vlasto 566Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 334-330 BC. Naked horseman mounted right, holding shield & spear; FI below / TAPAS, Taras seated on dolphin left, holding distaff; before, eagle; below, FI & waves. TextImage
Vlasto 570CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 302-290 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; AR monogram behind, FI below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding spindle over left shoulder, right hand at side; FILIS right, eagle standing right on the left, waves below. TextImage
Vlasto 580CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 290-281 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; SI below / TARAS right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding spindle over left shoulder, right hand at side; eagle before, FI & waves below. TextImage
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Vlasto 585Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 334-330 BC. AR Nomos. Naked horseman mounted right, holding shield, two lances and a spear; SA below / TARAS behind Taras seated on dolphin left, holding distaff; prow below. TextImage
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Vlasto 586Calabria, Tarentum. ca 290-281 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right, SA below / TARAS right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding dolphin in extended right hand, spindle over left shoulder; prow below. SNG ANS 986. TextImage
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Vlasto 589CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 290-281 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior, in Phrygian helmet, on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; FILI below / TARAS right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding dolphin in extended right hand, spindle over left shoulder; FI before, waves below, ivy leaf right. SNG ANS 989. TextImage
Vlasto 595Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 334-330 BC. AR Nomos. Naked horseman mounted right, holding shield and spear; DAI below / Taras seated on dolphin left, holding shield and trident; below, shell; to left, FI. TextImage
Vlasto 603CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 315-302 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; SA below / TARAS right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, trident over left shoulder; AP monogram before; dolphin left below. SNG ANS 995. TextImage
Vlasto 616Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 332-302 BC. AR Nomos. Rider on horseback right, brandishing spear, holding two other spears & shield; SA below / Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding kantharos & trident; W above & S below arm; below, dolphin left. SNG ANS 1000, HN Italy 937. TextImage
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Vlasto 640 Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm, (7.63g) 334-330 BC, signed by Kal... and Aristoxenes, Taras astride dolphin to left, holding oar and extending kantharos, KL below amphora, TAPAS below. / Boy on horse right, spearing with lance. TextImage
Vlasto 649Taras, Calabria Fourre Stater. Phalantos in crested helmet on horse, left, holding large round shield / Taras of Dionysiac type on dolphin left, holding distaff, trident behind. TextImage
Vlasto 655Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm. 334-330 BC, Taras astride dolphin left, holding out a water snake & whip, KOM below, TAPAS below. / Naked horseman right crowning himself with wreath. TextImage
Vlasto 660Calabria, Tarentum. 325-315 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback left, crowning horse; SA above, actor's mask below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos; FI below. TextImage
Vlasto 673Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 281-272 BC. Nude youth on horseback placing wreath on horse's head; SA above, FILI/APCOS in two lines below / TAPAS, Taras astride dolphin to the left, holding bunch of grapes in extended right hand; AGA below. SNG ANS 1051-1054. TextImage
Vlasto 674Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 302-281 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback placing wreath on horse's head; AGA below. TextImage
Vlasto 679Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Civic coinage resumed, ca 302–281 BC. Nike standing right, restraining horse rearing left, bearing helmeted, cuirassed ephebe holding round shield / TAPAS, Taras half-kneeling on dolphin left, extending right hand, in left holding round shield inscribed E & two javelins, ZOP in left field, line of waves below. SNG ANS 1056. TextImage
Vlasto 684Tarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback left, carrying small round shield; SL to right, FILWN below / Taras seated on dolphin left, Nike in right hand; waves below. SNG ANS 1060. TextImage
Vlasto 687Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 302-280 BC. Naked horseman mounted left, carrying small round shield; FILOKLHS below, SI behind / Taras astride dolphin left, holding wreath, TAPAS to right, LUL below. TextImage
Vlasto 688Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 302-280 BC. Naked horseman mounted left, carrying small round shield; FILOKLHS below, SI behind / Taras astride dolphin left, holding wreath; LY below. SNG ANS 1063. TextImage
Vlasto 692CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 302-280 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; SI behind, ­EINOKPATHS below / TARAS right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding dolphin in extended right hand, left hand at side. SNG ANS 1066. TextImage
Vlasto 695Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Circa 302-281 BC. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; SI behind, LUKWN below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding small dolphin in extended hand. SNG ANS 1069. TextImage
Vlasto 700Calabria, Taras AR Didrachm. Warrior on horseback left, EY above / TAPAS above, SSOP to left, Taras seated on dolphin, right, small seahorse beneath. TextImage
Vlasto 704Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Civic coinage resumed, ca 302–281 BC. Nude jockey on horse leaping right, EY behind, ΝΙΚΟΔΑ[ΜΟΣ] beneath horse / ΤΑΡΑΣ, Taras astride dolphin left, holding cantharus & distaff, below ZOP & gazelle standing left, head lowered, looking backward. SNGANS 1079. TextImage
Vlasto 710Calabria, Tarentum. ~281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right; EU behind, API-STIP below / Taras on dolphin right, holding arrow and bow; DI and elephant below. SNG ANS 1081. TextImage
Vlasto 711Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. AR Nomos. Time of Pyrrhos. Nude warrior on horseback right; GU behind, ARI-[STI-P] below / Taras on dolphin right, holding arrow & bow; ŠI & elephant below. SNG ANS 1081. TextImage
Vlasto 713Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback; EU SOSTR/ATOS / Taras on dolphin, holding Nike and cornucopiae; POLU, and thunderbolt in fields. SNG ANS 1086. TextImage
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Vlasto 713ffTarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding spear and shield; GU left, SWSTRATOS below / Taras on dolphin left, with cornucopiae and Nike who crowns him; POLU before, thunderbolt behind. TextImage
Vlasto 714Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 334-330 BC. Helmeted, nude warrior, with lances & sheild, on horse prancing right; PU behind, SWSTRATWS below / TAPAS, Taras astride dolphin to the left, holding Nike & cornucopiae. SNG ANS 1084-1085. TextImage
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Vlasto 720Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 281-272 BC. AR Nomos (6.46 gm). Warrior on horseback right / Taras on dolphin left, holding Nike and trident. TextImage
Vlasto 721Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. AR Nomos. Phintylos, magistrate. Warrior on horseback right; holding spear, shield, & two lances; EY to left, FINTULOS below / Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding Nike & trident; POLU to left, prow to lower left. SNG ANS 1088, HN Italy 1002. TextImage
Vlasto 722Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 280-272 BC. AR Nomos. Phintylos, magistrate. Warrior on horseback right; holding spear, shield, & two lances; EY to left, FINTULOS below / Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding Nike & trident; POLU & prow to left. SNG ANS 1088, HN Italy 1002. TextImage
Vlasto 727Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm. 281-272 BC, Naked horseman on prancing horse right, lancing downward, bearing shield and reserve of two javelins, Nike flying before, bearing wreath, SI behind. / Taras astride dolphin left. TextImage
Vlasto 730cfCalabria, Tarentum AR Didrachm. 281-272 BC. Helmeted, nude warrior riding sideways on horse cantering right, spearing downward & holding round shield & two spare javelins, crowned from front by Nike flying left, SI behind, LUKWN under horse / Taras astride dolphin left, holding cantharus & trident, GU in right field. SNG ANS 1096. TextImage
Vlasto 730vCALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 280-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior, in crested helmet, on horseback right, holding round shield & two lances in left hand, spear pointed downwards in right; SI behind, LUKWN below / TARAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, trident over left shoulder; GU left. TextImage
Vlasto 732Calabria - Tarentum. 281-272 B.C. AR Stater. 5.20 grams. Male standing right, receiving boy on horse left / Taras on dolphin right TextImage
Vlasto 736ffCALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 272-240 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback left, placing wreath on horse's head; SU above, LUKI/NOS in two lines below / TARAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, hurling trident held overhead in right hand, chlamys wrapped around left arm; owl behind. TextImage
Vlasto 739ffCalabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horse prancing right, youth placing wreath on horse's head; IW above, NEY/MH below / TAPAS below, Taras sideways on dolphin left, holding horned helmet. TextImage
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Vlasto 740Calabria, Tarentum AR Stater. Rider crowning stationary horse / Taras on dolphin left. TextImage
Vlasto 742Calabria - Tarentum. 302-231 B.C. AR Stater. Naked boy seated on horse walking r. which he crowns with a branch / TAPAE, Taras seated sideways on dolphin left, large star in field on each side. TextImage
Vlasto 746CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, youth placing wreath on horse's head; IW above, NEY/MH below / TARAS below, Taras on dolphin left, holding horned helmet in right hand, star on each side; APIS above. SNG ANS 1113. TextImage
Vlasto 747CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, youth placing wreath on horse's head; IW above, NEY/MH below / TAPAS below, Taras on dolphin left, holding horned helmet in right hand, star on each side; APIS above. SNG ANS 1113. TextImage
Vlasto 750Calabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, crowning horse; AP monogram behind, DAMULOS below / Taras on dolphin left, with cornucopiae, shield & trident. TextImage
Vlasto 773Calabria, Tarentum. ca 281-272 BC. AR Nomos. The Dioskouroi riding left, monogram above / Taras on dolphin left, holding Nike in right hand, small shield & two lances in left; PU before, waves below. TextImage
Vlasto 773ffTarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. The Dioskouroi riding left; monogram above between heads, SW-D-A-M-OS below / Taras on dolphin left, with Nike & small shield decorated with hippocamp and two lances in left; PU before, waves below. TextImage
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Vlasto 784Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 281-272 BC. AR Nomos (6.04 gm). Youth on horseback crowning horse / Taras on dolphin left, wielding trident. TextImage
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Vlasto 785Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 281-272 BC. AR Nomos (6.56 gm). Warrior on horseback right / Taras on dolphin left, holding trident. TextImage
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Vlasto 792Calabria, Tarentum. ca 281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted warrior on horse left, holding shield ornamented with eight-rayed star & two spears behind him; APOLLW below, IW behind / TARAS, Dionysiac Taras astride dolphin left, holding distaff & grape-bunch; ANQ behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 794Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 281-272 BC. AR Nomos (6.49 gm). Warrior on horseback left, with shield / Taras on dolphin left holding distaff, grapes. TextImage
Vlasto 803Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Naked youth on horseback crowning himself; IW behind, ZALO and Ionic capital below / Taras astride dolphin, holding distaff and akrostolion; AN behind. TextImage
Vlasto 803ffCalabria, Tarentum c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Naked youth on horseback right crowning himself; IW behind, ZALO and Ionic capital below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding distaff and akrostolion; ANQ behind, TARAS below. TextImage
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Vlasto 805Calabria, Tarentum. 302-231 B.C. AR Stater. Naked boy seated on horse pacing r., holding branch above head; below horse, bucranuim / Taras seated l. on dolphin with branch & distaff. TextImage
Vlasto 806ffCalabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth crowning himself on horse standing right; IW behind, IALO and capitol of Ionic column below / Taras seated on dolphin left, holding akrostolion and spindle; TAPAS below, ANQ behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 807Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 281-272 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, the youth crowning himself; Ionic capital below / Taras on dolphin left, holding club and TextImage
Vlasto 828Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 272-235 BC. Nude jockey on horseback left, crowning mount, NK monogram behind, FILOKRA under horse / Taras astride dolphin left, holding cantharus & trident, APOL to right. SNG ANS 1162-1163. TextImage
Vlasto 836Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm. c.272-238 BC, Boy on horse left, crowning horse with wreath, SY behind, LYKI NOS below / Taras on dolphin, bearing trident, cloak over arm, owl behind, TAPAS below. SNG ANS 1165. TextImage
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Vlasto 836ffTarentum.c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback left, placing wreath on horse’s head; SU above, LUKI/NOS below / Taras on dolphin left, brandishing trident overhead, chlamys draped over left arm; owl behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 837Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 272-235 BC. AR Nomos (6.55 gm). Youth on horseback left / Taras on dolphin left, holding trident; owl behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 839Calabria, Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos (6.41 gm). Naked youth on horse left, placing wreath on horse's head / SU, LUKI/NOS, Taras astride dolphin left, owl in field. SNG ANS 1169, SNGCop 916. TextImage
Vlasto 841Calabria, Tarentum. ca 272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback left, crowning horse; SU/LUKI/NOS / TA-RAS, Taras on dolphin left, brandishing trident overhead, owl behind. SNGANS 1166-1170. TextImage
Vlasto 842Calabria, Taras AR Didrachm. 273-235 BC. Taras on dolphin, holding trident, being crowned by Victory held in outstretched hand, bunch of grapes behind, TAPAS below / Boy on horse left, bearing palm, EY behind, HI...TIAP below. TextImage
Vlasto 842ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback left, placing wreath on horse’s head; EY behind, T-ISTIAR below / Taras on dolphin left, holding trident and Nike who crowns him; bunch of grapes behind. TextImage
Vlasto 846Calabria, Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Youth on horseback left crowning horse; FILW/TAS in two lines below, DI above / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos and distaff; cock behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 846ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback left, placing wreath on horse’s head; AEI behind, +ILW/TAC below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos and distaff; cock behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 850Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horse prancing left, placing wreath on horse’s head; +ILOKR/ATHS below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, distaff in left; owl behind. SNG ANS 1178. TextImage
Vlasto 852Calabria, Tarentum AR Stater. Naked boy crowning stationary horse right / Taras on dolphin left, holding cornucopia and kantharos, lighted torch behind, TextImage
Vlasto 852ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse’s head; AGAQ-A/RCOS below / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos & cornucopiae; torch to right. SNG ANS 1179. TextImage
Vlasto 855ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse’s head; FI behind, I-W-PU-ROS below / Taras on dolphin left, holding cornucopiae and trident; bee behind. SNG ANS 1181. TextImage
Vlasto 857ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse’s head; LEWN below / Taras on dolphin, holding grapes and trident; monogram behind, lion below. SNG ANS 1185. TextImage
Vlasto 859corrCALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 272-240 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse's head; AP monogram behind, satyr mask below, KU/NWN under raised leg / TARAS right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, left hand at side. TextImage
Vlasto 859ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horse prancing left, placing wreath on horse’s head; monogram behind, mask of satyr below, KY/NW N below raised leg / Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand. TextImage
Vlasto 873Taras AR Didrachm. c.250 BC. Nude boy on horseback right, crowning horse, FILOKRA to left, NK monogram below / Taras holding Nike & trident, on dolphin left, ARISTO below. TextImage
Vlasto 877ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right, holding round shield and two lances in left hand, spear pointed downward in right; AEI behind, ARI-STO/KL-HS below / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos and trident; head of nymph behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 877vCalabria, Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback galloping right, ?I above, ARI-STO/SL-HK below / Taras astride dolphin holding trident & kantharos; head of a nymph behind, TAPAS below. TextImage
Vlasto 878Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 272-235 BC. AR Nomos (6.43 gm). Warrior on horseback right / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos and trident. TextImage
Vlasto 879Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback galloping right, DI above, ARI-STO/KL-H[S] in two lines below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding trident TextImage
Vlasto 884ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Youth on horseback right; FI before, FILHME-NOS below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding tripod in extended right hand, trident over left shoulder; bucranium with fillets behind. SNGANS 1204. TextImage
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Vlasto 888Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Youth on horseback right, right hand raised; FILI CKOC below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, trident on left arm; tripod below. SNG ANS 1207. TextImage
Vlasto 891ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding spear & shield; FI before, THRAK/LHTOS below / Taras on dolphin left, holding flower & cornucopiae; EP monogram & thymiaterion behind. SNG ANS 1208. TextImage
Vlasto 894cfCalabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 272-235 BC. Helmeted, cuirassed warrior on horse cantering right, holding spear & shield, APOL[L]/WNI[OS] under horse / Taras astride dolphin left, holding trident & crowned from front by Nike, line of waves below. SNG ANS 1212. TextImage
Vlasto 894ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding spear & shield; DI behind, APOL/LINIOS below / Taras on dolphin left, holding trident, being crowned by Nike; waves below. TextImage
Vlasto 895Calabria, Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Warrior on horseback right; DI behind, APOL/LONIOS in two lines below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding trident, being crowned by Nike; TAPAS below. TextImage
Vlasto 896Calabria, Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior on horseback right; DI behind, APO/LLOWNIOS in two lines below / TLRLS, Taras on dolphin left above waves, holding trident; Nike above at left. TextImage
Vlasto 897Calabria, Tarentum. ca 272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, spearing downward; DI in left field, ARISTO/KRATHS in two lines below / Taras astride dolphin holding trident in left arm and kantharos in extended right hand; female head left in right field, TAPAS below. TextImage
Vlasto 899Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Helmeted warrior on horseback right, holding spear & shield; QI behind, ARISTOK below / Taras on dolphin left, holding trident, being crowned by Nike; rudder below. TextImage
Vlasto 904Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Warrior, wearing cuirass and holding javelin, on horseback right; TIPPODA below / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos & distaff; AEI & amphora behind. TextImage
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Vlasto 905CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Warrior, in breast plate & holding javelin, on horseback right, TIPPODAN below / TARAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, distaff in left; DI & amphora behind. TextImage
Vlasto 908Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 272-235 BC. AR, Silver Nomos. Ithylphallic herm symbol. TextImage
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Vlasto 908ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback left, placing wreath on horse’s head; FI before, ARISTO/KRATHS below / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos & trident; PI left, ithyphallic herm behind. TextImage
Vlasto 910ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, Nike flying above crowning youth; FI before, ARISTEID-HS below / Taras astride dolphin left, holding grain ear & trident; monogram behind. SNG ANS 1230. TextImage
Vlasto 913Calabria, Tarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Youth on horseback right, crowned by Nike, EY before, DAMO-KRITOS below / Taras astride dolphin with trident & cornucopiae; IWPU monogram behind, TAPAS below. TextImage
Vlasto 913ffTarentum. c272-235 BC. AR Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right, Nike flying above crowning youth; EY before, DAMOKRI-TOS below / Taras astride dolphin right, holding cornucopiae & trident; monogram behind. SNG ANS 1232. TextImage
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Vlasto 930CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 272-240 BC. AR Nomos. Nude warrior, in crested helmet, on horseback left, holding a shield on his left arm; EUF before, ARI-STWN below / T-APAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding hippocamp in extended right hand, trident against left arm; IWP behind. SNG ANS 1238. TextImage
Vlasto 939Calabria, Tarentum. ca 235-228 BC. AR Nomos. Youth on horseback right, holding torch; DIAMACOC, monogram / Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos and trident; monogram behind, TARAS below. TextImage
Vlasto 941CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 240-228 BC. AR Nomos. Youth on horse leaping right; XWPURIWN below, bucranium below forelegs, SW above bucranium / T-ARAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding hippocamp in extended right hand, trident against left arm; monogram & mask of Silenos right. TextImage
Vlasto 942CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 240-228 BC. AR Nomos. Hippokontist, hurling javelin, on horseback galloping right; wreath behind, OLUMPIS below / T-ARAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in extended right hand, cornucopiae in left; tripod behind. SNG ANS 1249. TextImage
Vlasto 949CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 234 BC. AR Nomos. TARAS below, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in right hand, resting left on dolphin's back, MY monogram behind / naked boy-jockey, holding palm branch bound with fillet, cantering right, AP monogram behind, ARISTIPPOS below / SNG ANS 1253. TextImage
Vlasto 950ffCalabria. Tarentum AR Nomos. ca 235–228 BC. Nude jockey on horseback right, crowning prancing mount, WAP monogram behind jockey, LE monogram to right, magistrate’s name FILO KLHS & dolphin right below horse / TAPAS, Taras astride dolphin left, holding rhyton in extended right hand & trident over left shoulder, two amphorae in right field. SNG ANS 1254, Vlasto 950–953. TextImage
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Vlasto 955Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 240-228 BC. AR Nomos. Xenokrates, magistrate. Rider on horseback left; monogram & helmet to right, XE-NOKPA/T-HS below / Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding trident & chlamys; monogram to right, waves below. SNG ANS 1256, HN Italy 1058. TextImage
Vlasto 959Calabria, Taras AR Nomos. ca 235-228 BC. Mature horseman riding left, raising right hand, cloak flying behind him, TPK monogram & pilos above right, magistrate’s name ZE-NOKPA / TH-S under horse’s raised foreleg & belly / TAPAS, Taras astride dolphin left above line of waves, holding trident with right hand & drapery with left, SW monogram in right field, cuttlefish to right of waves. SNG ANS 1256. TextImage
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Vlasto 959ffCALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 240-228 BC. AR Nomos. One Dioskouros on horseback left, head turned facing, raising right hand; TK monogram & pileus behind, XE-NOKRA/THS in two lines below / TARAS left, Taras, crowned, astride dolphin left, holding trident over right shoulder & and lifting chlamys with left hand; monogram & cuttlefish to right, waves below. SNG ANS 1259. TextImage
Vlasto 964Calabria, Tarentum AR Nomos. Circa 240-228 BC. Warrior in full military dress on horseback right, torso facing, small Nike in outstretched right hand placing a wreath on warrior's head; monogram behind, KALLIKRA/THS in two lines below / TARAS, Phalanthos astride dolphin left, holding in extended right hand Nike who crowns him with wreath, & trident in left; NE monogram above dolphin's tail, [A] below nose. SNGFr 2059; SNG ANS 1260. TextImage
Vlasto 971Calabria, Tarentum. Hannibalic occupation, 212-209 BC, AR Half Shekel. Nude jockey on horse standing right, crowning his mount, KLH behind, SHRAM-BOS under horse / Taras astride dolphin left, holding aphlaston & trident, HPA monogram in right field. SNG ANS 1263-1265. TextImage
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Vlasto 971ffTarentum. Occupation of Hannibal. Circa 212-209 BC. AR Reduced Nomos (3.54 gm). Nude youth on horseback right; placing wreath on horse’s head, magistrate KLH-SHRAMBOS / Taras on dolphin left, holding trident and aphlaston. TextImage
Vlasto 975Calabria, Tarentum. Occupation of Hannibal. c212-209 BC. AR Reduced Nomos. Nude youth on horseback right; placing wreath on horse's head; SWGE/NHS in two lines below, IW above / Taras astride dolphin left, holding Nike in extended right hand, cornucopiae in left. TextImage
Vlasto 978CALABRIA, Tarentum. Occupation by Hannibal. Circa 212-209 BC. AR Reduced Nomos. Youth on horseback right, holding palm & placing a wreath on horse's head; KRITO-S below / TAPAS below, Taras on dolphin left, holding Nike in extended right hand, trident in left arm; monogram before & behind. SNG ANS 1269. TextImage
Vlasto 984Calabria, Tarentum. Time of Hannibal, circa 212-209 BC. AR Half-Shekel, Punic standard. Warrior on horseback right, holding filleted palm; SWKAN-NAS below / TA-RAS, Taras on dolphin left, holding kantharos & trident; eagle behind. SNG ANS 1272. TextImage
Vlasto 989Calabria, Tarentum AR Quarter Shekel. Time of Hannibal, ca 212–209 BC. Nude female(?) jockey crowning mount standing right, above Nike flying right to crown jockey, SWKA/N HAS below / TAPAS, Taras astride dolphin left, holding cantharus & trident. HN 1083. TextImage
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Vlasto 1000Taras, Campania, AR Plated AE Didrachm. c 281-228 BC. Nymph head left / TA, jockey on horseback right, dolphin right below. TextImage
Vlasto 1000ffTarentum. Campano-Tarentine Series. After 276 BC. AR Nomos. Diademed head of Satyra left / Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse’s head; TA and dolphin below. TextImage
Vlasto 1013CALABRIA, Tarentum. Campano-Tarentine Series. ca 281-228 BC. AR Nomos. Diademed head of Satyra left, in triple-pendant earring / Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse's head; TA above, dolphin below. SNG ANS 1277. TextImage
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Vlasto 1036CALABRIA, Tarentum. Campano-Tarentine Series. Circa 281-228 BC. AR Nomos. Diademed head of Satyra left, in triple-pendant earring / Nude youth on horseback right, placing wreath on horse's head; star above, dolphin below, TA below raised foreleg. SNG ANS 1301. TextImage
Vlasto 1052Calabria, Tarentum. ~302-281 BC. AR Drachm. Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with Skylla hurling a stone / Owl standing facing on branch; IOZ downward before. TextImage
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Vlasto 1053CALABRIA: TARAS. 302-281 BC. Silver Drachm. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right; head facing. TextImage
Vlasto 1055Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 302-281 BC. AR Drachm. Helmeted head of Athena; Skylla on helmet / Owl standing right; TAP left, club and ZOP to right. TextImage
Vlasto 1058Calabria, Tarentum AR Drachm. Circa 280-272 BC, during the Phyrric Wars. Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with Skylla hurling a stone / NEUMHNIOS POLU, owl standing right on olive branch. SNG ANS 1312. TextImage
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Vlasto 1062Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 325-280 BC. AR Drachm. Neumenios, magistrate. Helmeted head of Athena right / Owl standing right; NEUMHNIOS to left, API & olive branch to right. SNG ANS 1316, HN Italy 976. TextImage
Vlasto 1068ffCalabria, Tarentum. c281-272 BC. AR Drachm. Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TARANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SW right; [?I] below thunderbolt. TextImage
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Vlasto 1077Calabria, Tarentum AR Drachm. 302-281 BC. Head of Athena left, in crested helmet / Owl standing facing. TextImage
Vlasto 1077ffCalabria, Tarentum AR Drachm. ca 281-272 BC. Head of Athena left inhelmet decorated with skylla hurling a stone / TAPANTINWN, owl standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; SWS right. SNG ANS 1320. TextImage
Vlasto 1085Calabria, Tarentum AR Drachm. Civic coinage, ca 281–272 BC. Head of Athena right, in crested Attic helmet adorned with Scylla throwing rock / ΤΑΡΑΝΤΙΝΩΝ, owl with spread wings standing three-quarters right on snake, [ΔΙ] in left field, ΣΩ in right field. HN Italy 1019. TextImage
Vlasto 1095Calabria, Tarentum. c235-228 BC. AR Drachm. Helmeted head of Athena right, helmet decorated with Skylla hurling stone / Owl with open wings standing right on bucranium, TAR before, LEWN to right. SNG ANS 1323. TextImage
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Vlasto 1102CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 235-228 BC. AR Drachm. Head of Athena left, in crested Attic helmet decorated with Skylla; AP monogram behind / TAPANTI, owl standing right on olive spray; MI monogram before. SNG ANS 1326. TextImage
Vlasto 1195Taras, Calabria AR Trias. 473-430 BC. Large T with 3 pellets / Cockle Shell. TextImage
Vlasto 1202Taras Calabria AR Trias. 473-420 BC. Head of Satyra right / Dove-cote to left, one hole left of center. TextImage
Vlasto 1263Calabria Taras, AR Diobol. Head of Athena right wearing crested helmet / Herakles kneeling right, wrestling the Nemean lion, club between them. TextImage
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Vlasto 1276Tarentum, AR Diobol. 380-344 BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / Hercules standing right, strangling lion, club behind. TextImage
Vlasto 1278Tarentum, Calabria, AR diobol. ca 380-334 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing Attic helmet decorated with hippocamp / TAPAS Hercules wrestling the Nemean lion, club to right, signed L between Hercules' legs. TextImage
Vlasto 1287vTaras, Calabria, AR Diobol. Helmeted head of Athena right / Hercules kneeling right wrestling Nemean lion. TextImage
Vlasto 1290Tarentum. c380-345 BC. AR Diobol. Head of Athena right; wearing helmet decorated with hippocamp / Herakles wrestling Nemean lion; bow and quiver behind. SNG ANS 1389. TextImage
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Vlasto 1300Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 380-344 BC. AR Diobol (0.88 gm). Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with Skylla / Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion. TextImage
Vlasto 1301Calabria, Taras/Tarentum. Ca. 380-344 BC. AR Obol, 11-12mm; 1.1 gr. Helmeted head of Athena left; helmet decorated with Skylla / Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion. Vlasto 1301.TextImage
Vlasto 1316Taras, Calabria AR Diobol. 380-334 BC. Head of Athena in crested helmet left decorated with Skylla / Herakles kneeling right, strangling lion. TextImage
Vlasto 1319Calabria, Tarentum. c380-334 BC. AR Diobol (1.10 gm). Head of Athena right, helmet decorated with Skylla hurling a stone / Herakles wrestling with lion; club behind, A above lion's back. SNGANS 1404; SNGCop 975. TextImage
Vlasto 1327Calabria, Tarantum AR Diobol. 4th Century BC. Head of Athena right in Attic helmet adorned with Skylla / young Herakles wrestling the Nemean Lion, grasshopper above. HN III 976, SNG Cop 979. TextImage
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Vlasto 1335Calabria, Tarentum AR Diobol. ca 380-334 BC, Head of Athena right wearing crested helmet decorated with Scylla / Heracles kneeling right, holding club & grappling with lion. TextImage
Vlasto 1343Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 380-344 BC. AR Diobol. Athena right, wearing wreathed and crested Attic helmet / Herakles kneeling right, holding club, wrestling the Nemean lion. SNG ANS 1430. TextImage
Vlasto 1348Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 345-334 BC. AR Diobol. Head of Herakles, wearing lion's skin headdress, facing three-quarters left right / Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion; club behind, F between legs of Herakles. TextImage
Vlasto 1350CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 325-280 BC. AR Diobol. Three-quarter facing head of Herakles, head turned slightly left, in lion's skin headdress; club to the left / Herakles standing facing, head turned right, wrestling the Nemean lion; F between legs. SNG ANS 1431. TextImage
Vlasto 1358Taras Federation AR Diobol. 345-334 BC. Head of Athena right in crested helmet with / Ear of corn with leaf to right, owl above leaf. TextImage
Vlasto 1362Calabria, Tarentum (Circa 325-280 B.C.) AR Diobol. 0.83g. Helmeted head of Athena left / Herakles leaning left, holding club and wrestling the Nemean lion. Vlasto 1362; HN Italy 976.TextImage
Vlasto 1366Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 302-228 BC. AR Diobol. Head of Athena right wearing crested Attic helmet / TARANTINWN, Herakles wrestling the Nemean lion; club behind, C between legs of Herakles. TextImage
Vlasto 1455Tarentum. c302-228 BC. AR Diobol. Head of Athena left, in Attic helmet decorated with Skylla / Infant Herakles strangling serpent; M left, thunderbolt in ex. SNG ANS 1473. TextImage
Vlasto 1473Calabria. Tarentum. (Circa 420-227 BC) AR Obol. 0.58g. Shell / Dolphin right, owl below. Vlasto 1473ff.TextImage
Vlasto 1564Taras Calabria AR 1/2 Litra. 420 - 228 BC. Cockle shell / Dolphin left, T below. TextImage
Vlasto 1579Calabria Tarentum AR Half Litra. Scallop shell / Dolphin left, Nike above. TextImage
Vlasto 1595Calabria, Tarentum. ca 420-228 BC. AR Half Litra. Cockle shell / Dolphin right, owl standing right above; GHA below. TextImage
Vlasto 1595cfCalabria, Tarentum AR Litra. Circa 325-280 BC. Shell / Dolphin left; owl above, THR below. SNG ANS 1489. TextImage
Vlasto 1599Calabria, Tarentum AR Litra. Scallop shell / Taras on dolphin left, holding distaff & amphora. TextImage
Vlasto 1620ffTaras, Calabria, Ca 250 BC, AR Obol, 0.44g. Kantharos, with a dot in each corner / Kantharos, with a dot to left and right and one dot above, owl standing at lower left, SU to lower right. Vlasto 1620-79.TextImage
Vlasto 1639Calabria, Taras AR Obol. ca 250 BC. Kantharos, five pellets around / kantharos, five pellets around. TextImage
Vlasto 1651Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 302-228 BC. AR Obol. Kantharos flanked by two stars / Kantharos. TextImage
Vlasto 1661Calabria, Tarentum. Circa 280-228 BC. AR Obol (10mm, 0.36 g, 12h). Kantharos; pellets to left and right / Kantharos; pellet to left, grapes to right. Vlasto 1661; HN Italy 1076. TextImage
Vlasto 1696Taras, Calabria AR Triartemorion. 380-228 BC. Horses head right / Horses head right, symbol before. TextImage
Vlasto 1726Taras, Calabria AR Triartemorion. 380-228 BC. Horses head right / Horses head left. TextImage
Vlasto 1758Calabria AR 3/8 Obol Attribution. 302-228 BC. Two crescents back to back / Same. TextImage
Vlasto 1801CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 281-209 BC. AE Obol. Laureate head of Zeus right; spear head behind / TAPANTINWN, Nike standing right, holding an open wreath. TextImage
Vlasto 1809CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 281-209 BC. AE Hemiobol. Head of Athena right, in crested Corinthian helmet decorated with a griffin / TAPAN, Herakles standing left, wrestling the Nemean lion; club behind. BMC 478. TextImage
Vlasto 1821Taras, Calabria AE11. Kantharos, stars on either side / TA, kantharos, bucranium. TextImage
Vlasto 1842Taras, Calabria AE20. 281-209 BC. Cockle shell / Two dolphins side by side, right, TA below. TextImage
Vlasto 1847Taras, Calabria AE10. 281-209 BC. Cockle shell / Club between 2 crescents & 2 pellets. TextImage
Vlasto 1864
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Calabria. Alexander the Molossian (in Italy ca. 334–333 BC) AV Litra (0.66 gm). Radiate head of Helios inclined slightly to left / ΑΛ—ΕΞ above & below thunderbolt. SNG ANS 976. Vlasto 1864–1865. TextImage
Vlasto 1873
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Calabria, Tarentum. Alexander the Molossian. King of Epeiros, 350-330 BC. AR Diobol. Struck circa 333-331/0 BC. Radiate head of Helios facing slightly left / ALEXANDROU TOU NEOPTOLEMOU, thunderbolt. Vlasto, Alexander, type 8; Vlasto 1873-1874; Jameson 1123. TextImage
Vlasto 1880Hannibal at Tarentum, Punic AR Quarter Shekel. ca 212 BC. Head of Tanit left / horse standing right. TextImage
ARFractionCalabria AR Litra. 302-228 BC. Head of Athena right / Herakles standing left, strangling lion. TextImage
ARHemiLitronCalabria AR Half Litra. Dolphin right within linear circle / Triskeles within linear circle. TextImage
Sear #223Taras, Calabria, AR Didrachm. c510 BC, Phalanthos on dolphin, scallop shell below. / Wheel of four spokes, dolphin left above. Vlasto 84. TextImage
Sear #228Taras, Calabria, AR obol. 500-473 BC. Scallop / Wheel of four spokes. TextImage
Sear #331Taras, Calabria, AR didrachm, Taras astride dolphin. TextImage
Sear #351Taras, Calabria, AR Trihemiobol. 3rd century BC. Head of Athena left or right, wearing crested helmet / Hercules kneeling right, strangling lion, club behind. TextImage
Sear #356Taras, Calabria, AR Obol. 4th century BC. Kantharos, pellets around / Kantharos, pellets around. SNG Cop.1066. TextImage
Sear #357Calabria, Taras. AR Obol. 4th century BC. Kantharos, four pellets around / Kantharos, four pellets TextImage
Sear #363Calabria, Taras. 4th-3rd century BC. AR didrachm. Naked horseman right crowning horse / Taras riding naked on dolphin right, holding dart & trident, seahorse below. BMC 266. TextImage
Sear #367Calabria, Taras AR Drachm. ca 4th-3rd Century BC. Helmeted head of Athena right / TAP, Owl standing right, head facing. TextImage
Sear #375Calabria, Tarentum, AR Nomos. 272-235 BC. Naked horseman right, alpha beneath / Taras on dolphin left. TextImage
Sear #607Calabria, Tarentum AE Obol. ca 281-209 BC. Laureate head of Zeus right / TAPANTINWN, Nike standing right, holding thunderbolt. Vlasto 1799, BMC 473. TextImage
Sear #608CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 281-209 BC. AE 15mm. Scallop shell / TAPAN right, Taras astride dolphin left, holding kantharos in right hand, cornucopiae in left. Vlasto 1840; BMC 479; SNGCop 1085. TextImage
Sear #609CALABRIA, Tarentum. ca 281-209 BC. AE 14mm. Kantharos; two stars / TA left, kantharos; bucranium tied with fillets right. Vlasto 1822, SNG ANS 1601, BMC 482. TextImage
See also:Evans: The Horsemen of Tarentum in Numismatic Chronicle 1889, free download from archive.org
See also: The Lawrence University Buerger Collection: Taras
Magna Graecia database: Taras
MGC's Concordance of Ravel/Vlasto with Fischer-Bossert numbers
Entry for Calabria, Taras on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Tarentum in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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