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ID:     720832
Type:     Greek
Region:     CILICIA
City:     Tarsus
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 425-400
Weight:     8.88 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Satrap on horseback riding left; behind, eagle perched left on branch; monogram below
Reverse Description:     Archer in kneeling-running stance right, drawing bow; monogram behind
Primary Reference:     SNG France 213 var. (symbols)
Reference2:     SNG Levante -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, dark find patina, some roughness
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 832 Extremely rare early stater. It is possible that the horseman is actually one of the late kings (Syennesis III?) of Cilicia.