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Stater of Tarsos with seated Baaltars, struck under Pharnabazos

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Obverse: Baaltars seated left, with sceptre in right hand. Inscription in Aramaic. Reverse: Bearded male head (Ares?) to left. Inscription in Aramaic. (see media screen for inscriptions) Ruler: Pharnabazus

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical Period, 379–374 B.C.

Mint

Tarsos, Cilicia (Satrapy)

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.73 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

64.1425

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins