CILICIA. Tarsos. Tarkumuwa (Datames), Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. Obol (Silver, 11 mm, 0.82 g, 5 h), c. 380. Head of female facing slightly to left, with drapery around her neck. Rev. Draped bust of female (Aphrodite?) to right, wearing tainia, hoop earring, and pearl necklace. Casabonne Series 1. SNG Levante 217-8. SNG France 310-1. Skillful die-engraving; extremely sharp and lustrous. Reverse struck slightly off-centre, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF