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Datames stater
384-361/0 BC
25 mm, 10.57 g
obv: Baaltars seated right; holding grain ear and grape bunch, resting on eagle-tipped scepter; thymiaterion to left, branch under throne; all within crenellated wall
rev: Satrap seated right, wearing Persian dress, holding arrow; winged solar disk upper right, bow lower right
(Casabonne series 2; SNG Levante 86 = SNG von Aulock 5951 (this coin); SNG France 288ff var. (symbol under throne on obverse))
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Augustin Caron  [Aug 29, 2013 at 01:34 PM]
Congratulations for this rare and beautiful catch! Great photography as well.
Molinari  [Aug 29, 2013 at 04:27 PM]
Very nice, Andreas!
Minos  [Aug 30, 2013 at 03:13 PM]
A great looking coin !
Steve E  [Sep 16, 2013 at 09:26 AM]
Nicely detailed and toned! Full of symbolizm. I like the crenellated wall border
 

   

 
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