ANTIOCHUS VII SILVER TETRADRACHM – SPECTACULARLY PATINATED CAPPADOCIAN KINGDOM EMISSION – EF GREEK SELEUCID KINGDOM COIN (Inv. 18592)
18592. SELEUCID KINGDOM. ANTIOCHUS VII, 138-129 BC.
Silver tetradrachm, 16.82 g, 30 mm. Posthumous issue of the Cappadocian Kingdom, under Ariarathes VII struck ca. 108/7-107/6 BC.
Obv. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EYEPΓETOY, diademed head of Antiochus VII right. Rev. Athena standing left, holding Nike, shield, and spear; ΔΙ monogram above A in left field, Φ in inner right field.
EF, dark gray toning with spectacular blue iridescent highlights, previously NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5 (can be re-encapsulated upon request).