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ANTIOCHUS V SILVER TETRADRACHM – RARE ISSUE FROM ANTIOCH ILLUSTRATED IN LE RIDER’S WORK ON THE COINAGE OF THAT CITY – VF NGC GRADED GREEK SELEUCID COIN (Inv. 12701)

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SELEUCID KINGDOM. ANTIOCHUS V, 164-162 BC
Silver tetradrachm, 16.70 g., 28 mm, minted at Antioch on the Orontes
Obv. Diademed head of Antiochos right, within a bead and reel border.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY, Zeus enthroned left, holding scepter and Nike crowning royal name, DI control monogram in outer left field.
Ex Coin Galleries, 7/18/1973, lot 271.
SC 1575.9, Le Rider, Antioche de Syrie sous les Séleucides, I: De Seleucos I à Antiochos V (Paris. 1999), 242 (A18/P178 – this coin listed and illustrated as PLATE COIN)
NGC graded VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 3/5, a rare variety illustrated in Le Rider’s study on the issues of Antioch.

 

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