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ID number:  BIRBI-G0004
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Mazaios; Tarsus
Denomination:  Stater
Place made:  Tarsus
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  361 BC-331 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.40
Weight (g):  10.63
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Bt Sidney Mygind, 16 April 1991, from P. D. Whitting Fund (PWDF no. 9).
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Description:  Obverse: Baal of Tarsus enthroned l., head facing, holding eagle, ear of corn and bunch of grapes in r. hand, sceptre in l.; legend behind, Aramaic letters in field to l. and beneath throne. Reverse: Lion l. attacking kneeling stag l.; Aramaic legend above, ankh symbol beneath bull

Inscriptions:  Obverse: Aramaic legend 'Baal tarz' (Baal of Tarsus)

Bibliography:  Cf. Seaby 5650

2 Related People

Mazaios
Persian

328 BC
Tarsus
Persian;Greek;Roman;Byzantine;Turkish;Frankish;Armenian


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