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Stater of Tarsos with seated Baaltars, struck under Mazaios

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Obverse: Baaltars seated to left on throne without back; in extended and lowered right hand, stem with bunch of grapes and vine tendrils downwards and ear of corn upwards; left resting on lotus-tipped scepter; upper body nude, himation over lower body; below throne, uncertain symbol; plain...

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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, Late Classical Period, 361–333 B.C.

Mint

Tarsos, Cilicia (Satrapy)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2136.

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 10.48 gm.

Accession Number

04.1153

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins