A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES (GRYPUS)
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Reign of Antiochus VIII Ephiphanes (c. 121-96 BCE)
Sidon Mint, SE 196, 117/6 BCE
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus VIII facing right.
Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing facing with head left, draped and holding a scepter in his left hand and a star in his right. Crescent above. SIDO-IER-AS in left field above monogram (no longer visible). BASILEWS ANTIOXOU EPIPHANOUS. All within laureate wreath.
Coin in extremely fine condition.
Weight: 15.5g; Diameter: 28 mm
HGC 9, 1197g
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Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority.