Seleukid Kingdom. Philip Philadelphos, 93 to 83 BC. Silver tetradrachm. Unusual portrait.

Ancient Coins - Seleukid Kingdom. Philip Philadelphos, 93 to 83 BC. Silver tetradrachm.  Unusual portrait.
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Denomination : Silver tetradrachm.

Reference : Sear-7196 but unusual style.

Size : 25.6 x 27.0 mm. Weight : 15.85 grams.
 
Grade : VF but the surfaces have been polished and the coin is very glossy

Obverse : Head of Philip Philadelphos right.

Reverse : Zeus seated left on a throne, with BASILEWS FHILIPPOY to the right, and EPIWANOYS  FILADELFOY to the left . 

This coin has a rather unusual portrait of Philip Philadelphos, which is much more life like than usual. The portrait actually look to be that of Antiochos XI, who was defeated by Philip in 93 BC.  This has to be one of the earliest coins of Philip and the obverse die may actually have been intended for a coin of Antiochos XI and was left over in the mint at the time of his defeat.

价格 品种: vcoin1617
US$ 315.00
  • € 270.55
  • £ 239.40
  • AUD 426.49
  • CHF 316.65
  • CAD 415.51

利率: 07/13/18

发货从: Canada
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