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Coin Type: Silver drachm of the Seleucid Antiochos VI, 145-142 BCE
Mint and Date: Antioch, Year 170 = 143-142 BCE
Size and Weight: 17mm, 3.35g
Obverse: Radiate and diademed head of Antiochos VI right. Dotted border crossing the rays.
Reverse: BAΣILEΩΣ ANTIOXOY EΠIΦANOYΣ DIONYΣOY
Nude Apollo seated on omphalos, holding arrow and resting on bow set on ground. Monogram between feet.
Exergue: OP (the date, year 170) and ΣTA
Provenance: Harlan J Berk (eBay), July 2006
Ref: GCV 7073; SNG Spaer 1766
BW Ref: 001 024 081
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