Greek Italy. Southern Apulia, Tarentum. AR Nomos, c. 480-470 BC. D/ TAPA. Phalantos, left arm extended, riding dolphin left; below, cockle shell. R/ Wheel of four spokes. Vlasto 91 corr. (TAR; same obv. die). HN Italy 833. g. 7.12 mm. 18.00 R. Rare and interesting: Vlasto describes this coin as a Messapian imitation of rough style. Prettily toned. VF.
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