Greek Silver & Bronze
Lot 3563 Greek Silver & Bronze
SYRIA, Kingdom of, Antiochus VIII, (121-96 B.C.), first reign (121-114/3 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.5 grams), Ake Ptolemais mint, obv. diademed head of Antiochus VIII to right, fillet border, rev. Zeus Uranius with crescent above standing to left, holding star and sceptre, on right, **BASILEWS and **ANTIOCOU and to right **EPIFANOUS, to left MI monogram, to right a dot, (cf.S.7143, LSM [NN&M 84] No.28 variant, BN 1409, cf.ACNAC Houghton 812). Nearly extremely fine from a scarce mint, and a very rare minor variant.
Ex. Noble Numismatics Sale 53 (lot 2155).
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SYRIA, Kingdom of, Antiochus VIII, (121-96 B.C.), first reign (121-114/3 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.5 grams), ...