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ID:     31639
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus IV Epiphanes
Date Ruled:     175-164 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Ae 21
Date Struck:     B.C. c. 168 - 164
Diameter:     22.1 mm
Weight:     5.047 g
Obverse Legend:     IV CI
Obverse Description:     Radiate and diademed head of Antiochos IV right, CI behind
Reverse Legend:     Phoenician script "of Laodicea, mother in Canaan" left, ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ right
Reverse Description:     Ba'al-Berit (Poseidon) standing facing, phiale in right, trident in left, Λ / Α left, ΟΦ monogram right
Mint:     Berytus
Primary Reference:     Houghton and Lorber II 1449(4)
Reference2:     SNG Spaer 1077
Reference3:     Sawaya 28 - 59
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=36971