Drachm of Taras (Tarentum) with head of Athena, struck under Pyrrhos of Epiros
Mint: Calabria, Taras (Tarentum)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0083.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.90 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Athena left in crested Athenian helmet, on bowl of which Skylla with right hand raised to forehead, left outstretched; hair long; pointed earring.
Reverse: Owl standing on thunderbolt, facing three-quarters right, wings open.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and below.