A SELEUCID TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES

A SELEUCID TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1277530

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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

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