ANTIOCHUS IX SILVER TETRADRACHM – ISSUE FROM ANTIOCHU ON THE ORONTES – AU GREEK SELEUCID SELEUKID EMPIRE COIN (Inv. 13560)
SELEUCID KINGDOM. ANTIOCHUS IX, 121-96 BC.
Silver Tetradrachm, 16.15 g., 26 mm., minted at Antioch on the Orontes, ca. 96-95 BC.
Obv. Diademed head of Antiochus IX right.
Rev. Zeus Nikephoros enthroned left; EΛ monogram above A to outer left, ∆I monogram below throne; all within wreath.
SC 2369.1a; SMA 414; HGC 9, 1232.
Ex MNL Collection, acquired from Eukratides Numismatics in April of 2010.
AU, with iridescent highlights and a wonderfully executed portrait of the king.