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ID:     10800
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - First Reign
Date Ruled:     145-140 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Shekel
Date Struck:     B.C. 146 - 145
Diameter:     27.3 mm
Weight:     13.65 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on prow, palm frond under wing, TYP on club left, ΙΞΡ (year 167 = 146 / 145 B.C.) and monogram right
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1672
Reference2:     Newell Tyre 82
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=8379