A Survey of Ancient Coins
Greece/Calabria; Taras (Tarentum) BCE 380-334
AR Diobol, 1.07 g 14 mm.
Vlasto 1312 (
this coin) [note: though once again, the plate photo of the plaster cast bares only a passing resemblance to the actual coin. see below]
O: Hd of Athena r wearing crested helmet upon which Skylla is depicted, on flap of helmet Φ.
R: ------Herakles naked kneeling r. on r. knee grappling with lion, in r. club, in f. above strygil.
Ex: M. P. Vlasto (1874-1936) Collection, 1312 (V.F.)
Ex: Den of Antiquity, UK
Plate photo from Ravel's text on the Vlasto Collection, plate XL.
for the scan of the photo and info from the catalogue