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    Very Rare Mopsos Mint Tetradrachm

    SELEUCID KINGDOM. Demetrius II, first reign (146-138 BC). AR tetradrachm (31mm, 16.91 gm, 1h). Mopsos, ca. 145-144 BC. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔEMETRIOY to right, ΘEOY ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY NIKATOPOΣ to left, Apollo seated left on omphalos, testing arrow and resting hand on grounded bow; flaming altar to inner left; monograms to outer left and right. Cf. SC 1898.2 (flaming altar to outer left). HGC 9, 957a. Very rare. Somewhat double struck, but otherwise Extremely Fine.

    Ex Goldberg 62 (1 February 2011), lot 3107.
    From The Dr. Patrick Tan Collection


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