10 Antiochus III

SCADS5 Antiochus III SC 1044.5Ad



Silver tetradrachm, Apollo on omphalos type

GM 208, 16 Oct 2012, 1634

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SERIES 3, c. 204-197 B.C.

Obv.: Dademed head of Antiochus r. (Type Cii), of florid style, with godlike, idealized features, touseled hair, and break in bangs indicating incipient baldness at temple, horn above ear, diadem ends waving upward behind, fillet border.

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

Primary control (outer l.): BOW IN BOWCASE

Secondary control (in exergue): ΕΚ

Reference: GM 208, 16 October 2012, lot 1634.


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