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Obol of Poseidonia with striding Poseidon

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Obverse: Poseidon walking right, trident in raised right hand, left hand outstretched, chlamys falling over both shoulders. In field right [inscription] Reverse: Bull walking left on line. Above, [inscription]

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Late Archaic or Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Mint

Poseidonia, Lucania

Dimensions

Diameter: 9 mm. Weight: 0.44 gm.

Accession Number

04.2055

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins