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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.2634
People
Antiochos VIII Grypos, Greek (r. 126/5-96 BCE)
Title
Tetradrachm of Antiochos VIII Grypos of Syria
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
121 BCE-107 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Ptolemaïs-Ake (Phoenicia)
Period
Seleucid period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/148528
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
14.93 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
tetradrachm
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SC II 2336.2, LSM 35
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
1.1965.2634
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Diademed head of Antiochos VIII r., diadem ends falling straight behind, fillet border.
Rev.: BASILEWS ANTIOXOY in two lines on r., EPIPHANOYS on l., Zeus Uranius, draped, standing l. holding star and resting on sceptre, laurel wreath border.

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