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ID:     8452
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus VIII Epiphanes (Grypus)
Date Ruled:     121-96 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC 117-115
Diameter:     27.7 mm
Weight:     16.5 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Zntiochus right, horn like lock of hair above ear, fillet border
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Reverse Description:     Zeus draped standing left, crescent on head, star in right, long scepter in left, monogram left, all within laurel wreath
Mint Mark:     Galilee, Akko-Ptolemais
Primary Reference:     Houghton 812
Reference2:     Ros 22v
Reference3:     Hendin 415
Reference4:     SNG Israel 2591, BMC 13
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=5957