Roman Syria. Philip Philadelphos style silver tetradrachm struck under Roman Rule.

Ancient Coins - Roman Syria. Philip Philadelphos style silver tetradrachm struck under Roman Rule.
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Roman Province of Syria. 

Denomination : Silver tetradrachm. Reference : Sear-7214 variety.

Date : Issue of 42 to 41 BC.

Size : 23.3 x 24.3 mm. Weight : 14.29 grams.
 
Grade : VF

Obverse : Head of Philip Philadelphos right.

Reverse : Zeus seated left on a throne, with Greek inscriptions to the sides naming Philip as King.  The date mark GI can been seen in the exergue, indicating year-23 which works out to 42 to 41 BC.

The examples of this type struck under Philip Philadelphos were struck to a standard of about 15.3 grams, while the later strikings under the Romans were struck to a standard below 15 grams.

Price SKU: vcoin2027
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Rates for: 01/19/18

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