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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.2587
People
Antiochos IV Epiphanes, Greek (r. 175-164 BCE)
Title
Drachm of Antiochos IV Epiphanes of Syria
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
175 BCE-164 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Syria
Period
Seleucid period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/148419
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
3.91 g
Die Axis
10
Denomination
drachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: BASILEWS ANTIOXOY
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SC II 1545.1
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.2587
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Diademed head of Antiochos IV, one diadem end flying up behind, the other falling forward over shoulder, border of dots.
Rev.: Naked Apollo seated l. on omphalos, holding arrow and bow. In ex., Pi monogram

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