GREECE/Seleucid; Antiochos VII Sidetes BCE 138-129

AE 15 mm, 2.74 g, 9 h, Antioch mint, SE 175/BCE 138-137

SC 2068.3a  (S)

O: lion hd r. dotted border.

R: ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY in two lines on r, EYEPГETOY on l. vertical club. control on outer left above aphlaston symbol below it. Date across lower field EOP

Ex: MNL Collection

GREECE/Seleucid: Alexander I Balas BCE 152-145

AE 22 mm, 7.85 g, 1h, Antioch mint c. BCE 147/6

SC 1793.3b (R1-2)

O: Alexander I r. dotted border serrated flan.


ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ on r,  AΛEΞANΔPOY on l., Athena stg l., primary and secondary controls on inner left

defects on obs & rev indicative of tong marks from the minting process.

ex: Oliver Hoover Collection, Burlington, ON, this coin illustrated in SC Vol II Part II as "fig. 12" on page 61 illustrating a coin with "apparent tong impressions".

ex: MNL Collection

GREECE/Seleucid; Antiochos IX Philopator BCE 114/3-95

AE 18 mm, 6.31 g, 12h, probably a mint in N. Syria, Phoenicia or Coele Syria

SC 2379 (R2)

O: laur hd of Apollo r dotted border

R: ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY in two lines on r, ΦΙΛΟΠATOPOΣ on l. Artemis stg facing holding spear in r hand and bow in left hand. control on outer left is unclear.  

ex: Oliver Hoover Collection, Burlington ON c. 2003 (www.seleukidempire.org)

ex: MNL Collection