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ID:     28097
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius III Eucaerus
Date Ruled:     95-88 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. SE 222 = 91 - 90
Diameter:     28.9 mm
Weight:     15.769 g
Obverse Legend:     III
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Demetrios III right, fillet border
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ
Reverse Description:     Cult image of Atargatis standing facing, holding flower, barley stalk behind each shoulder, N / ∆ outer left, date ΒΚΣ in ex, laurel border
Mint:     Damascus
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 2862 var (date)
Reference2:     Houghton II 799 var (date)
Reference3:     Newell LSM 127 var (monogram)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=27165