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Stater (Coin) Depicting Horseman

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

272-235 BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Tarentum, Calabria, Italy

About this artwork

On the front of this coin an armed horseman rides to the right.

On the back, the figure of Taras rides a dolphin.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting Horseman

Place

Taranto (Minted in)

Date

272 BCE–235 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Obverse: ΔΙ, ..ΑΡ..

Dimensions

Diam.: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1171

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