coin project
Agora Auctions - Ancient, Medieval and World Coins
Please support our sponsors


Log In | Register
[83917 Coins (44238 Unverified)]
 
 
Search
Advanced Search
Search By Coin ID
 
 
Home
ANCIENT/BYZANTINE
Ancient Africa (157)
MEDIEVAL/EARLY WORLD
Germany (30)
MODERN WORLD
COUNTERFEITS AND IMITATIONS
 
Submit New Coin(s)
 
Sponsors page
Terms of Service
Contact Us
About Us
FAQ Page
Coin Detail
Click here to see enlarged image.
ID:     81000588
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - First Reign
Date Ruled:     First reign, 146-138 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Weight:     14.07 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left, palm frond over far shoulder; before, HΞP (date) above monogram; behind, ΣIΔΩ above aplustre
Mint:     Sidon
Primary Reference:     SC 1954.2a
Reference2:     Rouvier 1237 var. (monogram)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140134
Grade:     EF, toned
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 588 Rare. Ex New York Sale XVII (9 January 2008), lot 108.