Lot 2631: Ancient Greek Coins - Seleucid - Antiochos VI Dionysos - Dioskuri Tetradrachm
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 144-142 BC. Antioch, dated year 169 (144-143 BC). Obv: radiate and diademed head of Antiochos right. Rev: BASILEWS ANTIOXOY-EPIFANOYS DIONYSOY legend above and beneath the Dioskuri with couched spears, flying mantles and star-adorned caps, galloping left, TRY over XA monogram over STA down the right field, date theta XR beneath the horses, all within a wreath of lotus, ivy and wheat ears. Newell SMA 230; Rhousopoulos 4459; Hoover HGC 1032; SC 2000. See Wildwinds.com (this coin). 16.98 grams. .
Condition Report: Extremely fine; very attractive, sharply struck and lightly toned.