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1/20 stater of Taras (Tarentum) with head of Helios, struck under Alexander of Epiros

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Obverse: Radiate head of Helios, facing. Reverse: Thunderbolt. At right: TAPAN[T]? at left: VOUV

Provenance

By 1959: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 230.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Classical Period, 334–330 B.C.

Mint

Taras (Tarentum), Calabria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 011.

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.5 mm. Weight: 0.43 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

62.658

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins