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ID:     79000420
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - First Reign
Date Ruled:     First reign, 146-138 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Drachm
Weight:     3.35 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on prow, palm frond over far shoulder; to left, A
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     cf. SC 1962.1a (tetradrachm with same left field controls and monogram between legs)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=126931
Grade:     VF, toned, porous, scattered deposits
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 420 Unpublished. Drachms of Demetrios from Tyre are extremely rare, with only four examples recorded in SC.