Stater of Mallos with standing Zeus or Baal, struck under Tiribazos

Greek
Classical Period
386–380 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia (Satrapy), Mallos

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2119.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 9.74 gm.

Accession Number

04.1140

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Zeus or Baal standing to left, himation over left shoulder and legs; in extended right hand, an eagle flying left; left arm resting on upright scepter.
Inscription in Greek in field at left. At right, obscure inscription.
Border of dots (die flaw at lower right).
Reverse: Ahuramazda with human upper body, nude, facing, head right; lower body consisting of outspread wings between the sun disk and tail; bearded; hair rolled; wearing turreted polos; in raised right hand, a wreath, upwards; in raised left, a lotus flower; at left and right, streamers below wings.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904

Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund