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Kings of Cilicia, Tarkondimotos, c. 39 - 31 B.C.
Tarkondimotos was made dynast by Pompey and crowned king by Marc Antony. He died at the Battle of Actium. The anchor countermark, frequently used in an earlier era by Seleukid kings, is almost certainly post-Actium, perhaps from Antioch.
GB75283. Bronze AE 22, RPC I
3871, SGCV II
5682, BMC Lycaonia
p. 237, 1 ff., F/aF, green patina
, Hieropolis mint, weight
8.040g, maximum diameter
22.1mm, die axis
, c. 39 - 31 B.C.; obverse
in oval punch; reverse
BAΣIΛEΩΣ / TAPKON∆IMO/TOY, Zeus enthroned half left, himation
around hips and legs with end over shoulder, Nike
extended in right hand, long scepter
vertical behind in left hand, ΦIΛANT exergue
Catalog current as of Friday, April 19, 2019.
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