Obverse: Warrior wearing cuirass, holding spear raised in right hand and reins in left, on horse galloping right. Inscribed below the horse: LIPPODA. Reverse: Taras astride dolphin to left, holding distaff in left hand against left shoulder and a kantharos in his outsretched right hand; amphora to right. Behind Taras, DI is inscribed.


  • Title: Stater (Front)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 270–250 B.C.
  • Location Created: Tarentum (Taras), South Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 0.0063 kg (0.0139 lb.)
  • Type: Coin
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Silver
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 82.NB.118.27
  • Culture: Greek (South Italian)
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown
  • Classification: Coins (Money)

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