Calabria, Tarentum 325-281BC Silver Didrachm aEF

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This Silver Didrachm is an extraordinary ancient coin that showcases the cultural and artistic brilliance of Tarentum. The obverse displays a youthful figure mounted on a majestic horse, symbolizing strength and courage. On the reverse, Phalanthos, the city's legendary founder, is depicted riding a dolphin, highlighting the close ties between Tarentum and the sea. This intricately crafted silver coin not only serves as a valuable collectible but also provides a window into the vibrant history and mythological narratives of Calabria.

Tarentum was a Greek city-state located in Calabria, Italy. Known for its maritime power and rich history.