Coin: Stater, Tarsus


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Artifact Identification Coin: Stater, Tarsus   (2010.08.0001)
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 379 - 374 BCE
Culture Greek

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Diameter) 1.95 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) .43 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 7.8 g
Measuring Remarks Depth=thickness.
Materials Metal--Silver
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

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This Greek coin is a silver Stater from Tarsus in modern day Turkey. It was struck in the early 4th century BCE. The obverse is Baal, an eastern god associated with Zeus, enthroned and holding a scepter. The reverse is a bearded man wearing a crested helmet.

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Marguerite Maguire
Reproduction N/A
Reproduction Information N/A

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