A copper coin issued by the city of Tauromonium, Sicily, 275-212 BCE.
Reference: BMC Sicily p.233 no.47.
Die axis: 11.
Head of Apollo facing left
Tripod, with legend in Greek at sides TAYP MENITAN
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Eugene von Guerard, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, pre 1880
Listed in Eugene von Guerard's catalogue, vol.1, p.13. This coin was found in the NGV safe during McArthur Bequest incorporation, about 1904. Purchased by Eugene von Guerard from Mr Friedlander of Berlin for 2 shillings 6 pence.
Type of item
20 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.985 g (Weight)
BMC Sicily p.233 no.47 Sear 1243
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