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Stater (Coin) Depicting a Horseman

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

probably 380-345 BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Taras (now Taranto), Italy

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts a horseman riding to the right.

The back depicts the figure of Taras riding a leaping dolphin.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Stater (Coin) Depicting a Horseman

Place

Taranto (Minted in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

380 BCE–345 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΤΑPΑΣ

Dimensions

Diam.: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1169

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