Stater of Taras (Tarentum) with horse and rider, struck under Hannibal of Carthage
Mint: Calabria (Siculo-Punic), Taras (Tarentum)
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 016.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 3.27 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Naked horseman to right, holding wreath in his raised right hand, rein in his left.
Inscription above and below.
Reverse: Taras on dolphin to left, prow or wave in right hand, trident (?) in left.
Monogram to right.
By 1961: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Place, Philadelphia 3, Pa.; December 13, 1961: purchased by MFA from Hesperia Art for $400.-
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour