Stater of Tarsos with seated Baaltars, struck under Pharnabazos

Greek
Classical Period
379–374 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia (Satrapy), Tarsos

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.73 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.1425

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Baaltars seated left, with sceptre in right hand.
Inscription in Aramaic.
Reverse: Bearded male head (Ares?) to left.
Inscription in Aramaic.

Ruler: Pharnabazus

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour