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ID:     782052
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius III Eucaerus
Date Ruled:     97/6-88/7 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC 97/6-88/7
Diameter:     27 mm
Weight:     15.89 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS DHMHTROU QEOU FILOPATOROS SWTHROS, cult image of Atargatis standing facing, arms extended, holding flower in left hand, barley stalk rising from each shoulder; to outer left, N above monogram; BKS (date) in exergue; all within wreath
Mint:     Damaskos
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer -
Reference2:     Hougton -
Reference3:     Triton VI, 466
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=99702
Grade:     EF, even gray toning, a hint of roughness at periphery
Notes:     Rare. From the Semon Lipcer Collection.