Coins from Cilician Satrapy
Cilicia was conquered sometime in the 540's BC by Cyrus the Great. Under the Persian empire Cilicia was apparently governed by tributary native kings who bore a Hellenized name or the title of "Syennesis", but it was officially included in the fourth satrapy by Darius.

A vassal king had to pay a tribute of 360 horses and 500 talents of silver, according to Herodotus.

Xenophon found a queen in power, and no opposition was offered to the march of Cyrus the Younger.
Cilician Satrapy
(1) Cilician Satrapy
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An AR Obol struck c. 379-372 BC in Tarsos
Obverse: Female head facing left, wearing wreath of reeds, earring and necklace

Reverse: Female head (Aphrodite?) facing forwards, wearing stephane (headdress) and necklace

Diameter: 11 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.77 g
Obverse head is in the style of the dekadrachms of Syracuse of circa 405-370 BC. Unfortunate damage to the facing head on the reverse of the coin.
Imhoof-Blumer 1
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An AR Tetartemorion struck 400-350 BC in Tarsos?
Obverse: king with bow and dagger right

Reverse: head of Hermes left, wearing petasos

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.2 g
uncertain satrap ex Lanz 151-512, ex Pecunem 23-447
Troxell & Kagan –; SNG France –; SNG Levante –; cf. CNG EA, 295, 263., Helios Numismatik, Auktion 5, 25. Juni 2010, Nr. 110.
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An AR Obol struck 361/0-334 BC in Tarsos
Obverse: Baal seated left, holding grapes, grain ear, and sceptre

Reverse: lion attacking stag left

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.7 g
No notes for this coin
Casabonne Series 1; SNG France 329; SNG Levante 112; Sunrise 64
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An AR Stater struck 361/0 - 334 BC in Tarsos
Obverse: Baal seated left, holding sceptre; B'LTRZ // T in Aramaic

Reverse: lion bringing down bull left, attacking with teeth and claws; MZDI in Aramaic

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: -
No notes for this coin
cf. Casabonne series 2, group A; cf. SNG France 346; cf. SNG Levante 100–1
(5) Tarsos
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An AR Obol struck 379-362 BC in Tarsos
Obverse: Head of Nymph? facing slightly left wearing earrings and necklace

Reverse: Bearded head of Ares? left wearing crested Attic style helmet

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 0.75 g
Satraps Datames or Pharnabazos
SNG France 303ff var.; SNG Levante 93