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ID:     6542
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - First Reign
Date Ruled:     145-140 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 18
Date Struck:     B.C. 143 - 142
Diameter:     18.4 mm
Weight:     5.12 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Demetrios right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ∆ΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ / LOP / ΤΥΡΙΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Date LOP ( = SE year 170 ) above stern of galley, ΤΥΡΙΩΝ and Phoenician script below
Date On Coin:     LOP (= SE year 170 )
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1718
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=6447