Stater of Taras (Tarentum) with horse and rider, struck under Philokles
Mint: Calabria, Taras (Tarentum)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0079.
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.72 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Horseman, nude, on horse prancing left; right hand on reins; in drawn-back left hand, round shield.
Inscriptions in Greek in upper right field and below.
Reverse: Taras astride dolphin left; in outstretched right, wreath downward; left hand on dolphin.
Inscription in Greek below.
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. 46); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund