Seleucid Empire: bronze Æ13 of Antiochus IV, ca. 175-164 BC, struck at Ake-Ptolemais in Phoenicia

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  1. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Seleucid Empire: bronze Æ13 of Antiochus IV, ca. 175-164 BC, struck at Ake-Ptolemais in Phoenicia
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    Obverse: Radiate bust of Antiochus IV right.
    Reverse: veiled and draped Hera standing, facing, holding long scepter.

    SG#6994. Struck ca. 175-164 BC at Ake-Ptolemais in Phoenicia. Ex-David Connors, May 2020.

    This was posted here primarily for the purpose of uploading the pictures, but feel free to comment or post your own relevant coins if you like.

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  3. Ryro

    Ryro You'll never be lovelier than you are now... Supporter

    Great bottle cap coin! I love the style and seleucids:
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    lordmarcovan Numismatic jack of all trades & specialist in none Moderator

    Always had a soft spot for 'em myself.

    As of this writing (8/9/2020), this coin is in my giveaway pick bin, if anybody wants a go at it. Click the link in my signature line.
     
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