Coin of Antiochus VIII Grypus and Cleopatra Thea

Title

Coin of Antiochus VIII Grypus and Cleopatra Thea

Inventory Number

DN 94

Materials

AE

Weight

7.06 g

Diameter

19 mm

Mint

Antioch on the Orontes

Description

Obverse: radiate head of Antiochus VIII Grypus r.; dotted border. Reverse: owl standing on fallen amphora. Below the amphora Legend: ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑΣ ΘΕΑΣ ΚΑΙ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ. Below the amphora the date: ϞΡ

Date

123-122 BCE

Bibliography

Unpublished

Comparisons

BMC, The Seleucid Kings of Syria, nos. 10-15; Newell , p. 91; Wright, pp 39-42.

Files

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Date Added
October 9, 2017
Collection
Greek Coins
Item Type
Ancient Coin
Citation
“Coin of Antiochus VIII Grypus and Cleopatra Thea,” Diniacopoulos Coin Collection, accessed May 21, 2018, http://diniacopoulos.omeka.net/items/show/12.