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CNG 87, Lot: 597. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CILICIA, Tarsos. Tarkumuwa (Datames). Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. AR Stater (21mm, 10.69 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 298 var. (eagle under throne); SNG Levante 84 var. (position of inscriptions on rev.). Good VF, toned.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 52 (7 October 2009), lot 184.