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Cilicia, Tarsus - Satrapy of Datames - AR Stater


Cilicia, Tarsus, Datames I Satrap Revolt, 369 – 362 BCE AR Stater – 10.28g Tarsus (S. Asia Minor) Obv: Aramaic legend BALTRZ – Baal enthroned ¾ r., eagle tipped scepter in l. hand, head of grain and grapes in r., to r. thymiaterion (ancient incense burner), turreted city wall around Rev: Datames & God Ana stand face to face in temple, Aramaic legend TDMN (=Datames) and thymiaterion in center SG 5646, BMC 35, SNG Cop 300

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Very nice. I particularly like that the upper border of the reverse is visible. I've never seen that border feature before because it is typically missing from these issues. I just assumed the top border was plain and linear as the side borders.
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