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88000488
CNG 88, Lot: 488. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator. Second reign, 129-125 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 14.26 g, 12h). Tyre mint. Dated SE 183 (129 BC). Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing left on prow left; palm frond behind; to right, monogram above club surmounted by Tyre monogram; to left, monogram above ΓΠP (date); monogram between legs. SC 2195.1b; HGC 9, 1122. Superb EF, slight bend in flan from minor crimp at edge (9 o’clock on reverse). Exceptional strike from fresh dies.