10 Antiochus III, Laodicea by the Sea

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ANTIOCHUS III

PERHAPS LAODICEA BY THE SEA

Silver tetradrachms, Apollo on omphalos type

Pecunem 9, 3 Nov. 2013, 294 Cf SC 1072 16.9g

SERIES 2

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Obv.: Diademed head of Antiochus III r. (Type Aii), youthful, no sideburn, with idealized features and slightly irregular bangs indicating incipient baldness, one diadem end flying upward, the other falling straight behind, dotted 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: Pecunem 9, 3 November 2013, lot 294.

Hoard: Commerce 2012 190s Hoard.

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