Silver Stater of Tarentum

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 21 August 2017

Silver stater coin of Tarentum (modern Taranto), a Greek colony in southern Italy founded by Sparta. Taras riding a dolphin. 5th century BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Altamura, Italy)


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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