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Stater of Tarsos with seated Baaltars, struck under Datames

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Obverse: Baaltars seated right on throne without back; in lowered right, scepter surmounted by an eagle with open wings; in extended and lowered left, a bunch of grapes on stem downwards and ear of corn on stalk upwards; bearded, hair at back rolled; upper body nude, himation over lower body;...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Classical Period, about 375 B.C.

Mint

Tarsos, Cilicia (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2134.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 10.38 gm.

Accession Number

01.5643

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins