Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antiochos VIII Grypos

A work made of silver.
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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

104/96 BC, reign of Antiochos VIII Grypos (121–96 BC)

Artist:

Greek, minted in Syria

About this artwork

Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus VIII Grypos to right with fillet border
Reverse: Zeus enthroned with sceptre and Nike with wreath; fulmen above
Inscription and laurel wreath border.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Emperor Antiochos VIII Grypos

Origin

Syria

Date

104 BC–96 BC

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 3.1 cm; 16.50 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1922.4299

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