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ID:     6865
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus VIII Epiphanes (Grypus)
Date Ruled:     121-96 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 106 - 105
Diameter:     27.3 mm
Weight:     13.71 g
Die Axis:     1.33333333333 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Antiochus VIII
Reverse Legend:     ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΒΑ[ΣΙΛΣΟΣ] / ZΣ / AΣ / IEP / AΣY / OΠA
Reverse Description:     Eagle std l. on thunderbolt, palm frond behind, on right ΖΣ (year 207), on left ΑΣ /ΙΣΡ / ΑΣΥ above dove on aplustre, ΟΠΑ monogram between legs
Mint Mark:     Ascalon, Israel
Date On Coin:     ΖΣ (year 207)
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 2634 and pl 167
Reference2:     BMC -
Reference3:     SNG Cop
Reference4:     SNG ANS -, Hendin -
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=4287