Greece/ Seleucid; Antiochos VI Dionysos BCE 144-c. 142

Æ 21 mm serratus (6.70 g). Probably Ptolemaïs (Ake) mint.

Cf. SNG Spaer 1778ff; CSE 246-7; Babelon 1014-6, SC 2023.2 v

O: Radiate and Diademed head right, one diadem end waving up behind, the other falling forward over shoulder, dotted border.

R: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOΧOΥ in two lines on the r., EΠIΦ-ANOΥΣ [Δ]IONΥΣOΥ in two lines on the l., Apollo standing left testing arrow and resting elbow on tripod., uncertain control-mark in left field appears to be SC 2023.2d but unclear.

Ex: J.C. Lavender Collection
Ex: Sayles & Lavender

Acquisition: 2009
Tantalus ID#35525

According to SC II, (p. 331) the attribution "of these bronzes to Ptolemaïs is likely, but not certain."

Greek/Seleucid; Tryphon BCE c. 142-138

AE 17.9 mm, 4.474 g, Antioch mint

SC 2034.1, SNG Spaer 1825ff,

O: Diademed hd of Tryphon r., diadem ends falling straight behind, dotted border.

R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ TPYΦΩNOΣ in two lines on the r., AYTOKPATOPOΣ on l., spiked Macedonian helmet with cheek guards facing l., adorned with Ibex horn above visor.

Ex: Forum Ancient Coins

Acquisition: 2009