Tryphon, Seleucid AE, As struck - FDC, 141 - 138 B.C.E.

Ancient Coins - Tryphon, Seleucid AE, As struck - FDC, 141 - 138 B.C.E.
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TRYPHON SELEUKID AE, 141 - 138 B.C.E.

SNG Spaer 1825, As Struck - FDC, 17.4mm, 4.74 grams.�

Obverse:� Diademed head of Tryphon right� Reverse: KING TRYPON AUTOKRATOR; Macedonian helmet with cheek-pieces, adorned with spike and ibex horn l., in inner left field control marks.� Antioch Mint.

An INCREDIBLE coin, never seen one this nice. Even the engravings on the helmet can be seen! Beautiful multicolor natural untouched patina!

Tryphon was a Seleucid usurper who killed Antiochus the VI and took the kingdom. He also tricked Jonathan the Hasmonean who ruled Judaea into a meeting, whereby he had him murdered.
Price SKU: gs383
US$ 350.00
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Rates for: 09/24/18

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