Demetrios I Soter Seleucid AR Tetradrachm, GVF, 151/150 B.C.E. SOLD

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DEMETRIOS I SOTER AR TETRADRACHM

SC 1641.8, GVF, 27.8mm, 16.58 grams, Struck Year 162 - 151/150 B.C.E. B.C.E.

Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios I to right

Reverse: Tyche seated to left on throne supported by winged tritoness, holding scepter and cradling cornucopia in arm, BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΔHMHTPIOY ΣΩTHPOΣ to sides, monogram to outer left, Date BΞP (162 - 151/150 B.C.E. in exergue)

Nicely struck with a tough "Strong Man" portrait of Demetrios!

Demetrios I was the Syrian Greek King under whose command Judah the Maccabee was killed.