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ID:     8359
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus VII Euergetes (Sidetes)
Date Ruled:     138-129 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Half shekel
Date Struck:     B.C. 134
Diameter:     20.8 mm
Weight:     4.44 g
Obverse Description:     Antiochus' diademed bust right, wearing chlamys
Reverse Legend:     ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing l. on prow of galley, palm over shoulder, A/PE / TYR (Tyre monogram) over club left, ΑΣΥ monogram / HOP (year 178 = 134 B.C.), over monogram right
Mint:     Tyre
Primary Reference:     BMC Seleucid pg 70 nr 9
Reference2:     SGCV 7095 var
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=5766