Stater of Tarsos with seated Athena

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 378–362 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsos

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 10.35 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1986.245

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Athena seated to left, spear in right hand, resting left elbow on shield.
Trunk of olive tree behind at right.
Reverse: Knucklebone player.
At right, lotus flower.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 25, 1986: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour