Greece/Seleucid; Demetrius I BCE 162-150

AR Drachm, 17.3mm, 4.05 g., Antioch mint, Yr. 161 S.E.= BCE 152/1

SNG Spaer 1279, CSE 159 v, SG 7019 v, SC 1642.3d

O: Diad. hd of Demetrius r. fillet border
R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΣΟΤHPOΣ, monograms and SE date AΞP in lower field, cornucopiae to rt.

Ex: Zuzim Judea (NY)

Acquisition: 2008
Tantalus ID# 35558

Biographical info: http://www.sfagn.info/information/gb_demetrios_i.html

Greece/Seleucid; Antiochus XII circa 88 - 84 BCE

AE 19mm, 4.98 g. Damascus mint
O: diad bust r.
R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY ΔIONYΣΟY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ KAΛΛINIKOY, nude Apollo stg l. holding palm branch and resting l elbow on tripod.
CSE 869 v.
Ex: David Liebert/Time Machine

Acquisition: 2008


Greece/Seleucid; Antiochus VIII Epiphanes (Grypos) BCE 121-96

AR Tetradrachm; 16.40 g, 31 x 28 mm, 12 h. Antioch Mint, struck circa BCE 121-113.

O: Diademed head right

R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ ANTIOXOY EΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ, Zeus Uranios standing left, crescent above head, holding scepter in left hand, star above extended right hand; IE/A to outer left; all within wreath with Φ at 6 o'clock where the wreath halves meet.

SMA 377; Babelon -; SNG Spaer 2500 v; CSE-, SC 2298.1b

Dealer Notes: Fully lustrous, few "bag" marks on cheek. Reverse bold and fully lustrous.
Close up of Zeus Uranios from reverse of this coin with nice artistic detail.

Ex: Eukratides Numismatics/Brad Bowlin
Ex: CNG EA 182 portion lot 307 (20 Feb 2008)

Acquisition: 2008
Tantalus ID#35546


Greece/Macedon; Antigonus Gonatus BCE 277-239

AE 16 mm, 4.18 g.
SNG Cop. 1223 v.

O: ANTI monogram within Macedonian shield.
R: BA-ΣI divided by Macedonian helmet with monograms above on rt and l.

Ex: Frank Robinson
Acquisition: 2008

Greece/Seleucid; Antiochus III BCE 223-187

AE 11 mm, 2.14 g, Antioch mint
BMC 53 v, Houghton/Lorber 1052

O: laureate hd of Antiochus III as Apollo, dotted border.
R: BAΣIΛΕΩ[Σ on rt., ANTIOXOY on left but off center on this example], Apollo stg l. testing arrow and resting l. hand on grounded bow.

Ex: Duane Pichler via eBay
Acquisition: 2008

Biographical Info: http://www.sfagn.info/information/gb_antiochos_iii.html

Greece/Macedon; Pyrrhus BCE 274-272

AE 16 mm, 4.13 g, Pella mint
Liampi M18b v

O: Monogram of ΠYP in ctr of Macedonian shield.
R: BA-ΣI divided by monogram Macedonian helmet all within oak wreath.

Ex: Frank Robinson
Acquisition: 2008

Greece/Macedon; Demetrius Poliorcetes BCE 294-288

AE 17 mm, 3.67 g.
Newell 131 v.

O: monogram of Demetrius in ctr of Macedonian shield.
R: BA-ΣI in lower field on either side of Macedonian helmet.

Ex: Frank Robinson
Acquisition: 2008

Greece/Ionia; Miletus c. BCE 525

AR 1/2 Stater, 9 x 8 mm, 1.23 g.

SG 3533 v

O: forepart of lion left
R: star in incuse square

Ex: Frank Robinson
Acquisition: 2008