Tarsos, Pharnazabos, Silver Stater

Item Reference: C167LM062280 In Stock Share
Cilicia, Tarsos, Satrap Pharnazabos (380-374/3 BC). Silver Stater. Obverse: Head of Herakles facing, inclined slightly to right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, Cilician legend; HLK. Reverse: Bearded male head facing…
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Description

Cilicia, Tarsos, Satrap Pharnazabos (380-374/3 BC).

Silver Stater.

Obverse: Head of Herakles facing, inclined slightly to right, wearing a lion’s skin headdress, Cilician legend; HLK.
Reverse: Bearded male head facing left, wearing a crested Athenian helmet, TEPΣIKON (only partially visible).

Rare. Attractive cabinet tone. Very fine. Ex A. Franklin Collection.

(R A Moysey, ‘The Silver Stater Issues of Pharnazabos and Datames from the mint of Tarsus in Cilicia’, ANSMN 31, 1986, pl. 2, 25; SNG France 240; BMC 22).

10.62g.

Specification

Periodc 380 - 373 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Stater

Coin Ruler

Tarsos

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Cilicia

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

c. 380-373 BC

ReferencesR A Moysey, 'The Silver Stater Issues of Pharnazabos and Datames from the mint of Tarsus in Cilicia', ANSMN 31, 1986, pl. 2, 25; SNG France 240; BMC 22
Weight10.62 g

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