Bronze Æ15

Features

Country Tarentum
(Calabria)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 275 BC - 200 BC
Value Unknown Æ
Currency As
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.67 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Demonetized Yes
References HN XXXIII# 1087,
Gaius Plinius Secundus (Pliny the Elder); 77. Naturalis historia / Liber XXXIII. Self-published, Roman Empire.
SNG ANS 1# 1602
Joan E. Fischer; 1969. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum : The Collection of the American Numismatic Society / Part 1. Etruria-Calabria. American Numismatic Society, New York, United States.

Obverse

Cockle shell

Reverse

Youthful oikist, nude, riding dolphin to left, holding a kantharos in his right hand and cornucopiae in left

Lettering: TAN

Mint

Taras, Calabria, modern-day Taranto, Italy

Comments

Vlasto 1824

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (275 BC - 200 BC) 

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