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ID:     17834
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus VIII Epiphanes (Grypus)
Date Ruled:     121-96 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. First Reign 117 - 116
Diameter:     28.3 mm
Weight:     16.269 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right, fillet border
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ
Reverse Description:     Zeus standing left, crescent above head, star in outstretched right, long vertical scepter in left, ΣΙ∆Ο ΙΕΡ and 2 monograms left, date in ex ( = S.E. 196 )
Mint:     Sidon
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 2575
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=16953