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ID:     720949
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius I Soter
Date Ruled:     162-150 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC circa 161-150
Weight:     16.88 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     Apollo Delphios seated left; monograms to outer left and in exergue
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer -
Reference2:     Le Rider, Suse 71-72 var. (exergue monogram
Reference3:     same obv. die)
Reference4:     Houghton 1073 = Houghton & Le Rider, "Un trÉsor de monnaies hellÉnistiques trouvÉ prÈs de Suse," RN 1966, 60 (this coin)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=84717
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 949 From the Arthur Houghton Collection, 1073. Ex Susiana, 1965 hoard (IGCH 1806).