A SELEUCID TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES
Please refer to our stock # CS206 when inquiring.
Damascus Mint; SE 198 (115/4 BC)
Obverse: Diademed bust of Antiochus VIII Epiphanes 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. Two monograms and EPIPHANOUS in left field. BASILEWS ANTIOXOU in right field. Date in exergue. All within laureate wreath.
In very fine condition with natural patina present.
Diameter: 29 mm; Weight: 16g
Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included.