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ID:     23713
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - First Reign
Date Ruled:     145-140 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 145
Diameter:     29.6 mm
Weight:     16.189 g
Obverse Legend:     II
Obverse Description:     Diademed bust of youthful idealized Demetrios II right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΟΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ ΦΙΛΑ∆ΕΛΦΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ
Reverse Description:     Apollo seated left on omphalos, arrow in right, left resting on bow, palm-branch outer left, monogram inner left, in exergue date ΙΞΡ (=Seleukid year 167) and monogram
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1600
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=23144