Estimate: 500 CHF
SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Demetrios III Eukairos, 97/6-88/7 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 15.90 g, 12 h), Damascus, year ΒΚΣ = 222 = 91/90. Diademed and bearded head of Demetrios to right. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ / ΘΕΟΥ - ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Cult statue of Atargatis standing facing with long veil falling from her head, holding flower in her left hand, and with a barley stalk rising from each shoulder; in the outer left field, Ν over monogram of ΕΥ; in exergue, date ΒΚΣ; all within laurel wreath. HGC 9, 1305. LSM 127. SC 2451.6. Sharply struck and with a fascinating reverse type. Minor porosity and deposits on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.