A RARE SELEUCID TETRADRACHM OF ANTIOCHUS VIII EPIPHANES
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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. K in exergue. All within laureate wreath.
In very fine condition with natural patina present.
Weight: 16.1g; Diameter: 28 mm
Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from the Israel Antiquities Authority Included.
SNG Spaer 2497 var