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Silver Coin. Period: 4th century B.C. 378BC-372BC (circa). Minted in: Tarsus (Modern Turkey, Mediterranean Region, Mersin (province),Anatolia ) Ruler: Datames. Museum Description: “(obverse) Female head facing. (reverse) Bearded head with crested helmet l.” British Museum is closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January, but is open every other day of the year. Fast facts about the British Museum: Founded: 1753, Collection size: 8 million objects, Oldest object in the collection: Stone chopping tool (nearly 2 million years old).