DEMETRIUS I SILVER TETRADRACHM – STUNNINGLY IRIDESCENT SE YEAR 161 (152/1 BC) ISSUE FROM ANTIOCH – AU NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID SELEUKID COIN (Inv. 11723)
SELEUCID KINGDOM. DEMETRIUS I, 162-150 BC.
Silver tetradrachm, 16.77 g., 31 mm, minted at Antioch on the Orontes and dated to SE 161 (152/1 BC).
Obv. Diademed head of Antiochus right.
Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY ΣΩTHPOΣ, Tyche enthroned right, holding a large cornucopiae and scepter, the throne decorated with a winged Tritoness, two monograms in outer left field, AΞP (date) in exergue.
SC 1641.6b; HGC 9, 798; DCA 109.
NGC AU, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 5/5, dark patina with stunning multicolored iridescence throughout.