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ID:     711041
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Demetrius II Nicator - Second Reign
Date Ruled:     Second reign, 129-126/5 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Weight:     16.76 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and bearded head right
Reverse Description:     BASILEWS DHMHTROU QEOU NIKATOROS, Zeus Nikephoros seated left; SI below throne, EPR (date) and monogram in exergue
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer -
Reference2:     Houghton 720 var. (monogram)
Reference3:     Babelon, Rois 1203 = De Luynes 3393 (same obv. die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=76269
Grade:     EF, attractive iridescent toning, small scuff in field on obverse
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1041 Rare