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ID:     9033
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - Second Reign
Date Ruled:     129-125 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 130/129
Diameter:     27.2 mm
Weight:     13.84 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right, lock of hair imitating the horn of Ammon
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΟΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ / A/PE / TYP / AVE / ΓΠP FP
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on prow, palm frond under wing, A/PE / TYP monogram on club left, AVΣ monogram / ΓΠΡ (year 183) right, FP monogram between legs
Date On Coin:     ΓΠΡ (year 183)
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     BMC 1
Reference2:     SNG Spaer 2218
Reference3:     Newell 156
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=6593