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Hemilitron of Taras (Tarentum) with cockle shell

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Obverse: Cockle-shell. Reverse: Dolphin.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 281–272 B.C.

Mint

Taras (Tarentum), Calabria

Dimensions

Diameter: 7 mm. Weight: 0.42 gm.

Accession Number

12.428

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins