CILICIA, Tarsos. Tarkumuwa (Datames).
|CNG 88, Lot: 416. Estimate $750.
Sold for $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. AR Stater (21mm, 10.55 g, 11h). Struck circa 370 BC. Baaltars seated right, head and torso facing, holding eagle-tipped scepter, grain ear and grape-bunch; thymiaterion to right; all within crenelated wall / Ana, standing right, facing Datames, standing left; thymiaterion between; all within dotted square border in linear border. Casabonne series 3; Moysey issue 5; SNG France 291-7 var. (position of rev. legend); SNG Levante 84. Near EF, typical minor die wear. Good metal for issue.
From the Sierra Collection.