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Stater of Tarsos with female head, struck under Datames

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Obverse: Female head facing three-quarters to left, in ampyx; hair is crisp, curly locks flying upwards and falling downwards to left and tight of face; acorn-shaped earring; necklace with pendants; border of dots. Reverse: Head of Ares to right, bearded, in crested Athenian helmet, with plain...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, Not listed as Greenwell by Regling.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 378–372 B.C.

Mint

Tarsos, Cilicia (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2132.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.84 gm.

Accession Number

04.1150

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins