Seleucid Tetradrachm of King Antiochus VIII Grypos - 121 BC. A fine portrait coin minted under the Seleucid King Antiochos VIII Epiphanes, (Grypos) "The Illustrious, (Hook nose)". Issued at the Antioch mint, during Antioch's fourth reign, circa 108 - 96 BC. The obverse with a bold portrait of Antiochus, shown with curly hair and diadem. The reverse with Zeus enthroned, holding sceptre and eagle. The inscription reading: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ "Of King Antiochus" PE monogram above A in left field. A deeply toned, medallic piece with a portrait of the very best style.
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