Demetrius II tetradrachm obverse
Demetrius II, ruled 146-138 BC
AR tetradrachm 15.8969 g, 27.2 mm
Seleucia on the Tigris 145 - July 141 BC
1. Houghton, Arthur, Catherine Lorber, and Oliver Hoover. 2008. Selucid Coins: A Comprehensive Catalog. Part II: Seleucus IV through Antiochus XIII. Page 309 #1984.1 and Plate 28 #1984.1. New York: The American Numismatic Society.
2. Houghton, Arthur and Arnold Spaer. 1998. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Israel I. The Arnold Spaer Collection of Seleucid Coins. Page 236 #1752 and Plate 113 #1752. Jerusalem: 1998.
3. Gardner, Percy. 1878. Catalogue of Greek Coins. The Seleucid Kings of Syria. Page 60 #18 and Plate XVIII #2. London: Trustees of the British Museum.
Diademed head of Demetrius I right with fillet border
Tyche seated facing left on throne the back leg of which consists of a winged monster, the body of which ends in scrolls. Tyche holds a short sceptre in her outstretched right hand and a cornucopiae in her left.