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ID:     76003102
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus XIII Philadelphus (Asiaticus)
Date Ruled:     69/8-67 or 65/4 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Antiochos XIII Philadelphos
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Description:     Zeus Nikephoros seated left; monogram to inner left, P below throne; all within wreath
Mint:     Antioch
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer 2919 var. (same obverse die
Reference2:     no P on rev.)
Reference3:     SMA 461
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=109643
Grade:     VF, toned, light porosity
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 3102 Rare. From the John A. Seeger Collection.Antiochos XIII "Asiatikos" was the last of the great line of Seleukid kings. He spent his youth in Asia and Rome, and following the withdrawal of Tigranes II from Syria he was placed on the Seleukid throne by the Romans. His reign was very turbulent, and in 64 BC he was ousted by Pompey. Thereafter, Syria became a Roman province.