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ID:     79000429
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus XII Dionysus Epiphanes Philopator Callinicus
Date Ruled:     87/6-84/3 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Weight:     15.69 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     Cult statue of Hadad standing facing on double basis, holding barley stalk, flanked by two bull foreparts; in exergue, monograms flanking date; all in laurel wreath
Mint:     Damaskos
Primary Reference:     SC 2472A (this coin referenced and illustrated)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=126940
Grade:     Good VF, rough surfaces
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 429 Unique. This coin is the latest dated issue of Antiochos XII known, as well as the only silver coin known to bear his epithet Dionysos, which otherwise occurs only on Antiochos’ bronze issues.