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ID:     28944
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - Second Reign
Date Ruled:     129-125 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Diameter:     29.4 mm
Weight:     15.631 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed and bearded head right, hair horn at temple, fillet border
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ
Reverse Description:     Zeus enthroned left, Nike holding wreath toward edge of coin in extended right, scepter in left, right leg drawn back, two identical monograms left
Mint:     "Royal" Workshop, Tarsus
Primary Reference:     Houghton and Lorber
Reference2:     Part II
Reference3:     2175 and pl. 39
Reference4:     2157.1 (same dies)
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=28002