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ID number:  BIRBI-G0016
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Demetrios II; Antioch?
Denomination:  Tetradrachm
Place made:  Antioch
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  129 BC-125 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  3.05
Weight (g):  16.48
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Bt. A. H. Baldwin & Son through P.D. Whitting Fund (PDWF no. 13).

Description:  Obverse: diademed bearded head of Demetrios r.; fillet border. Reverse: Zeus enthroned l., holding Nike and sceptre.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ / ΘEOY ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ (King Demetrios the holy Nikator). Mint-marks Ξ and Δ.

Bibliography:  Seaby 7102

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Demetrios II

125 BC
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