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Live auction - bgr_667849 - SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ANTIOCHUS IV EPIPHANES Tétradrachme

SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ANTIOCHUS IV EPIPHANES Tétradrachme AU/AU
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bgr_667849
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Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 168-164 AC.
Mint name / Town : Syrie, Antioche
Metal : silver
Diameter : 34,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 16,82 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large, centré des deux côtés. Superbe portrait d’Antiochus IV malgré un petit choc. Couronne entièrement visible ! Joli revers. Patine grise de collection

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Antiochus IV diadémée à droite entourée de la stemma ; le diadème orné d’une étoile.

Reverse


Reverse description : Zeus Olympios nicéphore assis à gauche sur un siège à dossier, nu jusqu'à la ceinture, les jambes parallèles, tenant de la main droite une Niké qui couronne la légende et de la main gauche un sceptre long ; dans le champ à gauche, un monogramme.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ ANTIOCOU - QEOU/ EPIFANOUS NIKHFOROU/ (IS).
Reverse translation : (du roi Antiochus divin glorieux victorieux).

Commentary


Avec notre combinaison et le monogramme placé dans le champ à gauche nous avons au total huit exemplaires avec un unique coin de droit et cinq coins de revers.

Historical background


SYRIA - Seleucid Kingdom - ANTIOCHUS IV Epiphanes

(175-164 BC)

Antiochus IV was the younger son of Antiochus III. He was sent to Rome as a hostage after the Peace of Apamea. He fought the Egyptians, destroyed the Temple of Jerusalem and won several victories over Ptolemy VI Philometor (180-145 BC).

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