SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Demetrios II Nikator.
|CNG 88, Lot: 475. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
First reign, 146-138 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.17 g, 12h). Tyre mint. Dated SE 169 (144/3 BC). Diademed and draped bust right / Eagle standing left on prow left; palm frond behind; to right, club surmounted by Tyre monogram; to left, ΘΞP (date) above monogram. SC 1959.3b; HGC 9, 970. EF, lightly toned, a few light scratches under tone.
From the Sierra Collection. Ex Marian A. Sinton Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 53, 15 March 2000), lot 627.