|Ruler:||Tarsos, Cilicia; Persian Satrap, Datames|
|Obverse:||Baal enthroned right, facing, holding an eagle-tipped sceptre, grain ear and bunch of grapes in his left hand. In his right he holds a chain attached to bird. Aramaic legend "Baal Tartz". All within border representing the battlements of the city.|
|Reverse:||Sky god Ana on the left, standing naked right and pointing his hand upwards. Datames, right standing left with his hand raised in veneration; between them, thymiaterion; before satrap, Aramaic legend "Tadnmu"; all within shrine, represented by linear square bordered inside with dots along the top and two sides, and outside with crescents along the top.|
|Reference:||SNG Lev 83, GCV 5646 var.|
Datames, 378-362 BC
Datames was a general and provincial governor under the Persian empire. He was the son of Camissares, satrap of Cilicia under Artaxerxes II. Datames became one of the king's bodyguards; and having aquitted himself in the war against the Cadusii, was appointed to succeed his father (who had died in that war) as satrap in Cilicia. Here he put down a revolt against Artaxerxes by Thyus, governor of Paphlagonia, and Aspis of Cataonia.
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