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Stater of Tarsos with king (?) riding horse

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Obverse: The king of Cilicia (?) on horse galloping right; in tiara with loose flaps, chiton and chlamys; reins in both hands; left arm flies upwards; border of dots. Reverse: Greek hoplite kneeling right on right knee; in drawn-back right, spear diagonally upwards; on left, a round shield. ...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Classical Period, 410–400 B.C.

Mint

Tarsos, Cilicia

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2129.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 10.39 gm.

Accession Number

04.1148

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins