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ID:     33274
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - Second Reign
Date Ruled:     129-125 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Diameter:     16.5 mm
Weight:     3.178 g
Obverse Legend:     M
Obverse Description:     Diademed horned and bearded bust right, M behind, fillet border
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΝΙΚΟΤΑΠΟΣ
Reverse Description:     Cult image of Artemis Magarsia standing facing, wearing aegis, lower arms outstretched, spear in right, rosette above each shoulder, ER lower left, E lower right
Mint:     Mallus
Primary Reference:     BMC Seleukid p. 77, 21 (same rev die)
Reference2:     Houghton Mallus 22 cor (same)
Reference3:     Houghton and Lorber II 2163(2) (no plate)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=38832