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ID:     76003095
     [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:     16.6 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust right
Reverse Description:     Altar, within which Sandan stands on the back of a horned, winged creature right; two monograms to outer left
Mint:     Tarsos
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer -
Reference2:     Houghton, Second, dies A7/P16 (this coin referenced)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=109636
Grade:     VF, once overcleaned, now retoning
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 3095 Rare. From the John A. Seeger Collection. Ex M√únzhandlung Basel X (15 March 1938), lot 379; A. Hess 207 (1 December 1931), lot 674; Fenerly Bey Collection (Egger 41, 18 November 1912), lot 732.