A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF DEMETRIOS II NIKATOR

A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF DEMETRIOS II NIKATOR


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1223971

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Reign of Demetrios II Nikator (130-125 B.C.)

Tyre Mint; 129 B.C.

Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios II facing right.

Reverse: Eagle on beak of galley facing left with closed wings, palm over shoulder. Club of Tyre in left field surmounted by TYP monogram. A over RE in field above. AS over GPR in right field. Monogram between the legs of the eagle. DEMETRIOU BASILEWS originally on outer edge, no longer visible.

In fair condition with natural patina present.

Diameter: 26.1 mm; Weight: 13.3 g

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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography: BMC, 1