Silver Stater of Tarentum

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Mark Cartwright
published on 21 August 2017
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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)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2017, August 21). Silver Stater of Tarentum. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Silver Stater of Tarentum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 21, 2017.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Silver Stater of Tarentum." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 21 Aug 2017. Web. 26 Nov 2020.

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