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Lot 51





Estimate: 350 CHF   |   Starting price: 280 CHF Price realized: 300 CHF
SELEUCID KINGDOM OF SYRIA. ANTIOCHUS VIII GRYPOS, king 121-96 BC. Tetradrachm, Antiochia, about 121-113. AR 16.54 g. Diademed head r., around, stemma. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ - ΕΠΙ-ΦΑΝΟΥΣ Zeus Ouranios, wearing mantle, standing l., crescent on head; he holds scepter with his l. hand, star on his outstretched r. hand; in field l., ΙΕ/Α, in field r. and in exergue, small Ο, all within laurel wreath. Houghton-Lorber II, 500, 2298/3. Newell, SMA 368.
Large flan. Almost extremely fine
Provenance: Auction Hess-Divo AG, Zurich 299 (2004), 106.

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