20 Demetrius II (first reign), Antioch

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DEMETRIUS II, FIRST REIGN

ANTIOCH

Silver tetradrachm, Apollo on omphalos type

ParsVCoinsNov. 2013 g4284

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Obv.: Diademed head of Demetrius II r., diadem ends falling straight behind, fillet border.

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ in two lines on r., ΘΕΟΥ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ in three lines on l., Apollo, nude, seated l. on omphalos, testing arrrow and resting l. hand on grounded bow.

Date (in ex., on l.): ΖΞΡ (S.E. 167 = 146/5 B.C.)

Symbol (outer l.) PALM BRANCH

Inner right (a) and exergue (b) controls
Inner right (a) and exergue (b) controls

 Reference: Pars VCoins sale, November 2013.

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