Greece/Seleucid; Antiochus V Eupator BCE 164-162

AR Tetradrachm, 33 mm, 16.5 g, Antioch mint

SC 1575.10, CSE 138, SMA 77

O: diad hd of Antiochus V r., diadem ends falling straight behind, fillet border.

R: BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ on r., ANTIOXOY on l, EYΠATOPOΣ in ex., Zeus enthroned l., resting on scepter and holding Nike who crowns royal name, monogram HP control on outer left.

Ex: Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd (Australia) 75 (Mar/Apr 2004) lot 1842

Ex: Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd (Australia) 64 (July 2000) lot 2310

Description from catalogue:

"SYRIA, Kingdom of, Antiochus V, (164-162 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.504 grams), Antioch mint, obv. diademed head of Antiochus V to right, fillet border, rev. Zeus seated left on throne, holding Nike in outstretched hand and sceptre, on right, **BASILEOS and to left **ANTIOCOU and **EUPATORO[S] in exergue, HP monogram in left field, (S.7004, Newell SMA 77, ACNAC Houghton 138, SNG Spaer (Israel I) -). Minor surface marks, otherwise very fine and rare.

Newell notes only the Ward specimen (787) in all the public and private collections."