Cilicia, Tarsos, Silver Stater

Item Reference: C201003748 Sold Share
Cilicia, Tarsos. Pharnabazus, as Satrap (c. 380-374/3 BC). Silver Stater, c. 380-379 BC. Obverse: Head of female (Arethusa?) facing, turned slightly to the left, hair in ampyx, wearing single pendant…
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Description

Cilicia, Tarsos.

Pharnabazus, as Satrap (c. 380-374/3 BC).

Silver Stater, c. 380-379 BC.

Obverse: Head of female (Arethusa?) facing, turned slightly to the left, hair in ampyx, wearing single pendant earrings and necklace with pendants; dolphin to lower left.
Reverse: FRNBZW (Aramaic), bearded head (Mars?) facing left, wearing crested Attic helmet with upturned cheek flap decorated with a griffin head.

(Casabonne series 3; SNG von Aulock 5916-7).

Extremely Fine. Beautifully toned.

10.61g.

Specification

Period c. 380 - 374/3 BC
Date c. 380-379 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Stater

Coin Ruler

Tarsos

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Cilicia

Metal

Silver

References Casabonne series 3; SNG von Aulock 5916-7
Weight 10.61 g

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