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Stater (Coin) Depicting a Horseman

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

about 380/345 BCE

Artist:

Greek; minted in Taras (modern Taranto), Italy

About this artwork

Obverse: Nude horseman galloping to left, holding shield
Reverse: Taras nude riding on dolphin to left

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting a Horseman

Origin

Taranto

Date

Struck 380 BC–345 BC

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: Π Reverse: ΤΑΡΑΣ Α

Dimensions

Diam. 2 cm; 7.95 g

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1922.4915

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