33 Antiochus X, Unattributed Northern Syria

SCADS43 Antiochus X SC 2427A

ANTIOCHUS X

UNATTRIBUTED ISSUE OF NORTHERN SYRIA

Royal bronze coinage

Antiochus X bearded/pilei of Dioscuri

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Denomination B (21mm, 8.29gm.)

 SC 2427A

Obv.: Diademed and bearded head of Antiochus X r., diadem ends falling straight behind, dotted border.

Rev.: (ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ) ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ on r., ΕΥΣΕΒΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ in two lines on l., pilei of Dioscuri, each surmounted by star.

Possible date (in exergue, to l.): ΑKΣ (S.E. 221 = 92/1 B.C.)?

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Controls (below pilei)

Other mark (in exergue, to r.): ΑΝΤ….(possible other letters).

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Enlargement of date(?) and other letters in exergue.

Reference: USA (CT), J. Guberman coll. A dated issue of Antiochus X is unexpected; confirmation is needed with a clearer example.

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