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ID:     12663
     [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 - 144
Diameter:     27.1 mm
Weight:     12.389 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust of Demetrius right
Reverse Legend:     ΗΞΡ ΠΑΡ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left, palm frond behind, ΗΞΡ above ΠΑΡ monogram left, ΣΙ∆Ω above apluster right
Mint:     Sidon
Primary Reference:     BMC 1 var
Reference2:     SNG Spaer 1658
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=10821