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Greek (Seleucid) coin of Antiochus IV
Hellenistic period
Tetradrachm (silver)
Mint: Ptolemais, 168-164 BCE
Diam: 33 mm; Weight: 16.75 gr; Axis: 12
Gift of Herb Kreindler, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 87.9.11949
 
 
Obverse: Head of Antiochus IV to right, diademed
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne, holding sceptre in his left hand and Nike in his right hand, Greek inscription and monogram in fields


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir