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ID:     782048
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - Second Reign
Date Ruled:     Second reign, 129-126/5 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC Second reign, 129-126/5
Diameter:     30 mm
Weight:     16.75 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU QEOU NIKATOROS, Zeus Nikephoros seated left; SI below throne, EPR (date) and monogram in exergue
Mint:     Sidon
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 2214 (same obv. die)
Reference2:     Rouvier 1265
Reference3:     Houghton 720
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=99699
Notes:     Exceptional bust. From the Semon Lipcer Collection.