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ID:     777719
     [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:     26 mm
Weight:     14.19 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on prow; Tyre monogram on club to left, date and monogram to right
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 1677
Reference2:     Houghton 752 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=93354
Notes:     Ex Arthur Houghton Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 64, 24 September 2003), lot 397.