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ID:     76000798
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Antiochus VII Euergetes (Sidetes)
Date Ruled:     138-129 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Antiochos VII Euergetes
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right; M
Reverse Description:     A behind
Mint:     Mallos
Primary Reference:     SNG Spaer -
Reference2:     Houghton, Mallus 13 var. (A2/P-
Reference3:     monogram not EP)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=108473
Grade:     VF, some roughness, as typical
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 798 Very rare. From the Arthur Houghton Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 69 (8 June 2005), lot 584.The Temple of Athena at Magarsos, near Mallos, was an important cultic sanctuary in the Hellenistic period. The central statue of Athena Magarsia is known only from the handful of coins that have survived, and which show a blending of Greek and eastern motifs.