Greece/Seleucid; Antiochus Hierax c. BCE 242-227

AR Tetradrachm, 29mm, 16.81g, die axis nearly 12H, Parium mint

SC 836.10, Obs die link with CSE 2; 212 (SC 836.14)

O: diademed hd of young king r, probably Hierax.

R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ on the r., ANTIOXOY on l., Apollo slight drapery on r. thigh, std l., on omphalos, testing arrow, dotted border (thus a later issue)

Controls: Satyr mask above monogram Pi-Alpha (outer left recut over prior control) and monogram A-Y in ex.

small test cut in center of reverse.

Acquisition: 2009

Update-October 2014; please refer to http://scaddenda.org/2014/10/02/scads31-antiochus-hierax-sc-836ad/  for updated classification related to this coin which is now SC 836 Ad (SCADS32).