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Greek, Antiochus IV Epiphanes - Antioch on Orontes (as 'Daphne') - 175/164BC
Antiochus IV Epiphanes - Antioch on Orontes (as 'Daphne') - 175/164BC
AE 20.1-21.2mm : 9.016gm
OBV - Radiate diademed head facing right with diadem extending down to neck
REV - Zeus standing facing, head turned left, arm extended to left holding wreath, ANTIOXEON at right, TON PROS DAPHNEN at left with monogram at far left and far right. Quasi-municipal type struck in or after 169/8 BC. Actual location: Antioch on Orontes (For some reason Antiochus IV chose to identify it as Antioch near Daphne).
REF - SNGSpaer 1008 (8.73gm same monograms)
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Keywords:Seleukid Seleucid Antiochos IV Epiphanes Bronze
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Nikos K  [Dec 23, 2009 at 05:50 PM]
Yes!!! Superb portrait