10 Antiochus III, Laodicea by the Sea

SCADS10 Antiochus III SC 1076Ad


Silver tetradrachms, Apollo on omphalos type

 Kuenker248, 14 Mar 2014, 7307

SC 1076Ad

Obv.: Diademed head of Antiochus III r. (Type Aii), youthful, with bangs over forehead, diadem ends falling straight behind, dotter border.

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ on l., Apollo, slight drapery on thigh, seated l. on omphalos, testing arrow and resting l. hand on grounded bow, dotted border.

Outer left (a) and outer right (b) controls
Outer left (a) and outer right (b) controls

Reference: Copenhagen, M. Andersen collection, ex Künker 248, 15 March 2014, lot  7307.

Obverse die link with SC 1076.

The evidence of this new new coin, which includes controls that do not appear at Laodicea, weighs against the issuance of SC 1076 at Laodicea by the Sea.


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