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Rare Datames Stater

155, Lot: 68. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CILICIA, Tarsos. Datames. Satrap of Cilicia and Cappadocia, 384-361/0 BC. AR Stater (25mm, 9.84 g, 5h). Struck 378-372 BC. Baaltars seated right; holding grain ear and grape bunch, [resting on eagle-tipped scepter]; thymiaterion in right field; below throne, lion seated right; all within crenellated wall / Satrap seated right, wearing Persian dress, holding arrow; winged solar disk to upper right, bow to lower right. SNG France 283. Good VF, dark find patina. Rare symbol.