Greek Silver & Bronze Coins - Celtic - Susanian

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Lot 4286    SESSION 16 (9.30AM THURSDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins - Celtic - Susanian

Estimate $400
SOLD $420

SYRIA, Kingdom of, Antiochos VIII (Grypos), (121-96 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.25 g), Damascus mint, first reign, issued 120/119 B.C., obv. diademed head of Antiochos VIII to right, fillet border, rev. Zeus Uranius with crescent above standing to left, holding star and sceptre, on right **BASILEOS and ANTIOXOY and to left **EPI FANOUS*, to left AP over **ES*, in exergue date **G*qP = 193 = 120/119 B.C., all within laurel wreath border, (cf.S.7143, SC 2321.2b, SNG Israel I (Spaer) 2646, Newell LSM 90, HGC 9, 1196e). Toned, very fine and scarce.

Ex Dr. L.J. Sherwin Collection and from R. Loosley 17 November 1990.

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