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    SELEUCID KINGDOM. Demetrius II Nicator, first reign (145-138 BC). AR drachm (17mm, 3.95 gm, 12h). Probably Seleucia in Pieria. Diademed head of Demetrius II right / [ΒΑ]ΣΙΛΕΩΣ [ΔΗ]ΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΘΕΟΥ [ΦΙΛ]ΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ [ΝΙΚΑ] ΤΟΡΟΣ, anchor, flukes upward. SC 1927A. HGC 9, 983 (R2). Very rare! Exquisite high-relief portrait, minor reverse deposits. NGC MS 5/5 - 3/5.

    Ex Gemini IV (New York, 8 January 2008), lot 219.

    The legend gives the titles of Demetrius II in their fullest form, "Brother-Loving God, Victor." 


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