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AE21 of Cilicia, Tarcondimotus I

Bronze AE21, 21mm, 7.15gm, issued 39-31 BC. Heiropolis-Kastabalas mint.

Obv: Diademed head right.

Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ TAPKONΔIMOTOY ΦIΛANTΩNIOY, Zeus enthroned left holding Nike and sceptre.

References: Sear 5682, RPC 3871.

Apple green patina.

Tarcondimotus I was appointed as a Roman client king ruling parts of Cilicia by Antony. Loyal to the Antonian cause, he fought on Antony's side at Actium in 31 BC and died fighting.

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