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Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Demetrius II Nikator of Syria

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

130-129 BCE, Reign of Demetrius II Nikator of Syria, 145–139 BCE and 129–125 BCE

Artist:

Greek, minted in Tyre

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays Demetrios II Nikator of Syria.

On the back an eagle stands, facing left.

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Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Demetrius II Nikator of Syria

Origin

Tyre

Date

130 BCE–129 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

Dimensions

Diam. 2.6 cm; 14.05 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1167

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