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ID:     782044
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - First Reign
Date Ruled:     First reign, 146-138 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC First reign, 146-138
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     16.01 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU QEOU FILA-DELFOU NIKA-TOROS, Apollo Delphios seated left on omphalos, holding arrow in right hand, bow in left; palm to outer left, monograms to inner left and between legs, HXR (date) in exergue
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1601 var. (monogram between legs)
Reference2:     SMA 209a
Reference3:     Houghton -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=99697
Notes:     From the Semon Lipcer Collection.