Seleucid Kings of Syria Antiochus IX Cyzicenus (114-95 BC) Silver Tetradrachm Weight g. Diameter 30 mm. Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus IX Cyzicenus with short beard right, superb portrait, one of the most beautiful Antiochos IX Kyzikenos busts ever seen. Reverse: ÂÁÓÉËÅÙÓ ANTIOXÏÕ ÖÉËOÐATOPOÓ , Athena standing left holding Nike and spear, shield at feet. This mint is very rare under the brief reign of Antiochos IX from 114 to 95 B.C. The few coins of Antiochos IX from Sidon and Ake Ptolemais exibit a superb and unique style and are considered by many to be of the finest struck during his reign. Very attractive light toning enhances this piece. Superb portrait in high relief wonderfully centered and complete on a large flan. Very valuable scarce coin of a scarce Seleucid king.
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