SELEUKID KINGS OF SYRIA. Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII, 126/5-121/0 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 15.63 g, 12 h), Antiochia on-the-Orontes, 123/2-122/1. Jugate busts to right of Cleopatra Thea, veiled, diademed and wearing a stephane, and Antiochos VIII, diademed. Rev. BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ KΛEOΠATPAΣ KAI BAΣIΛEΩΣ AN-TIOΧOY Zeus seated left, holding Nike with his extended right hand and scepter with the left. HGC 9, 1182g. SC 2271. Particularly artistic, and relatively youthful, depiction of Zeus. Delaminated areas close to the edges, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF