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11000333
Triton XXII, Lot: 333. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SELEUKID EMPIRE. Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos). 121/0-97/6 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.23 g, 12h). Tarsos mint. First reign at Tarsos, series 2, struck 121/0-114/3 BC. Diademed head right within fillet border / [BA]ΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EΠIΦANOYΣ, Sandan standing right on back of horned and winged lion standing right upon garlanded altar with baldachin; two monograms to outer left. SC 2286a; HGC 9, 1198; BMC 22. EF, deep iridescent tone, a little off center. Rare.


From the MNL Collection. Ex Jencek Historical Enterprise Inventory Y04020 (November 2012); W. K. Raymond Collection.