Stater of Taras (Tarentum) with horse and rider
Mint: Calabria, Taras (Tarentum)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0060.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Young jockey on horse standing right; hair blown by wind; right arm hanging down limply; left on reins; horse’s left foreleg raised.
Between horse’s legs: +
Reverse: Taras, nude; astride dolphin to left; right leg thrust forward; right arm outstretched, palm facing; left hand on dolphin.
Inscription in Greek below and +.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 32); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund