TARSUS SILVER STATER – BOLDLY STRUCK HIGH GRADE EMISSION OF SATRAP MAZAEUS – MINT STATE NGC GRADED GREEK CILICIA COIN (Inv. 15020)
CILICIA, TARSUS. MAZAEUS, satrap of Cilicia, 361-328 BC.
Silver stater, 10.58 g, 24 mm.
Obv. B’LTRZ (in Aramaic), Baaltars enthroned left, holding eagle, grain ear, grapes and scepter, Aramaic monogram in lower left, Aramaic M below throne.
Rev. MZDY (Mazaios in Aramaic), lion attacking bull, monogram below.
Casabonne Series 2, group D; SNG BN 335.
NGC graded MINT STATE, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, a boldly struck specimen with amazing detail and multicolor iridescent highlights on the obverse.