14 Antiochus V, Ptolemais (Ake)

SCADS69 Antiochus V SC 1583Ad

ANTIOCHUS V

PTOLEMAÏS (AKE)

Silver tetradrachm, Phoenician eagle type

sc1583c add for portrait

SC 1583Ad

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

Rev.: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ (curving) on r., ΕΥΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ (curving) on l., eagle standing l. on thunderbolt, dotted border.

Reverse symbol (l. field): PALM BRANCH

Obverse control (a) behind head and reverse control (b) between legs
Obverse control (a) behind head and reverse control (b) between legs

Although the types and controls of this coin are all known (see SC 1583c), it has been included in the addenda because of its anomalous portrait depicting the king with bangs.

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