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

Date : the date mark is off the flan at the base, but it would have been struck some time after about 70 BC.

Size : 23.8 x 25.1 mm. Weight : 14.82 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 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 of below 15 grams.

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Rates for: 01/16/18

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