A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES

A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1277535

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Reign of Antiochus VIII (121-96 BC)

Antioch Mint, c. 121-114 BC

Obverse: Diademed bust of Antiochus VIII facing right.

Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing left, holding a scepter in his right hand and a star in his outstretched left hand. Crescent moon above. IE over A and EPIPHANOUS in left field. BASILEWS ANTIOXOY and N in right field. All within laureate wreath.

Weight: 15.8g; Diameter: 28 mm

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