Stater of Tarsos with seated Athena
Late Classical Period
about 378–362 B.C.
Mint: Cilicia, Tarsos
Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 10.35 gm. Die Axis: 9
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
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.
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 25, 1986: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour