A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES (GRYPUS)

A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES (GRYPUS)


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1292654

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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

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SC 2330.1

HGC 9, 1197g

DCA 268

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