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151516
151516. Sold For $395

SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios I. 162-150 BC. AR Tetradrachm (31mm, 16.60 gm). Antioch mint. Dated year 159 (154/3 BC). Diademed head right / BASILEWS DHMHTRIOU SWTHROS, Tyche seated left, holding sceptre and cornucopiae; Nereid supporting throne; primary and secondary control monograms to left, QNR (date) in exergue. SNG Spaer -; SMA 106. Good VF.

The lower (secondary) control monogram is engraved over an earlier monogram, probably that of SMA 108 (HP monogram).