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Topical Collections: Ancient Animals - Dolphin


Moesia-Istros, AR Drachm, c.4th Century BC
(No legend)
Facing male heads, right inverted
ISTRIH
Sea-eagle flying left, dolphin in talons
A below dolphin
19mm, 5.73g
AMNG I 416; SNG BMC Black Sea 240


Calabria-Tarentum, AR Litra, c.280-228 BC
(No legend)
Cockle shell
(No legend)
Dolphin right, tripod below
11mm, 0.51g
Vlasto 1531 (this coin); HN Italy 1073; SNG ANS 1508
Ex Vlasto Collection

Autonomous Issue, AE29, Early 5th Century BC, Olbia-Black Sea Area.

This piece was acquired through a trade in November, 2001 with a friend who lives in Poland.