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ID:     79000428
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Philip I Philadelphus
Date Ruled:     Circa 95/4-76/5 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Weight:     14.98 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     Zeus Nikephoros seated left; [monograms to outer left], monogram below throne, Δ in exergue; all within wreath
Mint:     Uncertain
Primary Reference:     cf. SC 2466-7
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=126939
Grade:     Good VF, minor porosity on obverse
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 428 Very rare. Although the outer left monograms are off the flan, the dies for this coin were certainly engraved by the same hands that engraved the coins previously attributed to this mint. SC only records three coins total for this mint during Philip’s reign.