Seleukid Kingdom, Demetrius III


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Damascus, 96-95 BC. AR tetradrachm, 16.01 gr., 27 mm.
Obv: diademed head of Demetrius III to the right.

Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟY ΘΕΟY ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟY; cult statue of Atargatis standing facing, arms extended, holding flower in left hand, barley stalk rising from each shoulder; to outer left: ΔI above N; in exergue: ZIΣ(date); all within wreath.

Ref: SC 2450.4.
Lightly toned. Good very fine.