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Ancient Coinage of Seleucia, Antiochos VIII



Antiochos VIII Grypos (the hook-nosed), King of the Seleucid Empire of Syria, 121-96 BC


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Babelon 1417 varAntiochos VIII Grypos. AR Tetradrachm, Seleukid Kingdom, 121-96 BC. 15.44 gr, 28.36 mm. Diademed head of Antiochos VIII right. / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIFANOUS to right and left of Zeus Ouranios, naked, standing left, holding star and sceptre, crescent above head. IE over A in left field, AP in exergue. Babelon 1417 var (letter in exergue); Hoover 1197; Sear 7143 var.TextImage
Babelon 1420 varAntiochos VIII Grypos. Seleukid Kingdom, AR tetradrachm. 121-96 BC. Diademed head of Antiochos VIII right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOU EPIFANOUS to right and left of Zeus Ouranios, draped, standing left, holding star and sceptre, crescent above head. WPA monogram over A in left field. Babelon 1420 var (monogram 235); Hoover 1197; Sear 7143-7144.TextImage
BMC 13Antiochos VIII. AR Tetradrachm. 115-113 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Oranios standing left, crescent on head, holding star and sceptre. DR monogram in left field. BMC 13.TextImage
BMC 14Antiochos VIII. AR Tetradrachm. 115-113 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Oranios standing left, crescent on head, holding star and sceptre. M in left field. BMC 14.TextImage
BMC 25Antiochos VIII Gryptos. AE19, 121-97 BC. Antioch ad Orontem mint. Radiate and diademed head of Antiochos VIII right / BASILEWS ANTIOXOU EPIFANOUS to right and left of eagle standing left, sceptre over shoulder, IE in outer left field, Seleukid date BRR in exergue. Hoover HGC 1212; SC 2307ff; BMC 25.TextImage
Hoover HGC 1191Antiochus VIII and Cleopatra Thea, AE Denomination B, Ake-Ptolemais mint. Radiate and diademed head of Antiochus right / BASILISSHS KLEOPA-TRAS BASILEWS ANTIOCOU to left and right of headdress of Isis. Houghton 805; SC 2274; Hoover 1191.TextImage
Hoover HGC 1200Antiochos VIII AR tetradrachm, Antioch mint. Diademed bust of Antiochos right / Zeus seated left holding Nike and sceptre. PEA to left, DI monogram beneath throne. Hoover Seleucid Coins, 1200. SNG Israel 2554-2555.TextImage
Houghton 28Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochus VIII Epiphanes AR Tetradrachm. Seleucia on the Calycadnus. Diademed head right / Athena standing left, holding wreath-bearing Nike & resting hand on grounded shield, spear in background, flower in outer left field, ZHNOB monogram & KA monogram (reading downward) in inner left field. TextImage
Houghton 88vSeleucid Kingdom, Cleopatra Thea & Antiochus VIII AR Tetradrachm. Damascus, 121/0 BC. Jugate busts right of Cleopatra Thea, in diademed stephane & veil, & Antiochus VIII, diademed / Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike & sceptre, AYR monogram in outer left field, AS under throne, date BQP (SE 192 = 121/0 BC) in ex. TextImage
Houghton 316Seleukid Kingdom, Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos) AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, 125-121 AD. Jugate busts right of Cleopatra, veiled & diademed, & Antiochos, diademed / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; IE to outer left, D below throne. SNGIs 2437-2438 var, Newell 360. TextImage
Houghton 322Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Diademed bust right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPI-FANOUS, Zeus, cresent above head, standing left, holding star and sceptre. HE monogram and A in left field. Newell 367. TextImage
Houghton 324Antiochus VIII Gryphos, 121-114 BC, silver tetradrachm. Diademed bust right. / Zeus stands left within a wreath, crescent moon above his head, star above his outstretched right hand. TextImage
Houghton 336Antiochos VIII, 1st reign, 121-113 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPI FANOUS, Zeus Oranios standing left, holding star & sceptre, crescent moon over all with wreath. TextImage
Houghton 346Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. 4th reign. Diademed head of Antiochos VIII right / Zeus enthroned left holding Nike and sceptre. TextImage
Houghton 368Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochus VIII Epiphanes AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, 1st reign, 121-114 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Uranius, draped, standing left, holding star on extended hand & resting on sceptre, IE above A in outer left field, small O in inner right field, wreath border. TextImage
Houghton 492Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos) AR Drachm. Tarsos mint, second reign, circa 111-99/8 BC. Diademed head right / Sandan standing on the back of a mythical creature right; two monograms to outer left. TextImage
Houghton 805Cleopatra Thea & Antiochus VIII AE19. Dateed 189 SE = 124/3 BC. Diademed, radiate head of Antiochus VIII right / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS THEAS KAI BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, headdress of Isis. TextImage
Houghton 809Seleukid Kingdom, Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Year 192 (121 BC). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Conjoined busts right of Cleopatra, veiled, in diadem & stephane, & Antiochos, diademed / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS right, BASILEWS ANTIOCOU left, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; monogram left, date BPP right. TextImage
Houghton 812Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Ake mint. TextImage
Houghton 849Seleucid Kingdom, Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Damascus mint, dated year 192 = 121-122 BC. Jugate busts right / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS QEAS - BASILEWS ANTOIOXOY, Zeus Nikephoros seated left holding Nike & sceptre. KAI before face, AYP monograms to left and below throne, B9P in ex. TextImage
Newell 87Syria, Seleukid Kings. Cleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII. AR Tetradrachm. Struck SE 192 (=121/0 BC). Damascus mint. Jugate heads of Cleopatra & Antiochos / Zeus Nikephoros seated left. TextImage
Newell 96Antiochus VIII Epiphanes (Grypus) AR Tetradrachm. Damascus, Year 195 = 118/7 BC. Diademed head right, fillet border / Zeus Uranius standing left. TextImage
Newell 367Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Zeus Oranios standing left, holding star and sceptre; IE/A to left, N to right. SNGIs 2495. TextImage
Newell 388 Antiochos VIII. Second reign, ca. 112-110/9 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.41 gm). Antioch. Diademed headright; filleted border / Zeus standing left, holding star. TextImage
Newell 389Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochus VIII Epiphanes (Grypus) (121/0-96 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Antioch, 111-109 BC. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIF-ANOUS, Zeus Uranius, draped, standing left, holding star on extended right hand & sceptre in left, FIL monogram above A in outer left field, K in inner right field, all in laurel wreath. TextImage
Newell 405Antiochos VIII Gryphos AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Zeus enthroned left holding Nike and sceptre. TextImage
Newell 408Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head of Antiochos VIII right. Rev-Zeus enthroned left holding Nike and sceptre. TextImage
Rosenberger_3Antiochus VIII Grypus, 125-96 BC, bronze of 11.8 mm. Struck at the mint of Ascalon in Judea. Helmet / Aphlaston. TextImage
SNGIs 2471Seleukid Kingdom, Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Year 189 (124/123 BC). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Conjoined busts right of Cleopatra, veiled, in diadem & stephane, & Antiochos, diademed / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS QEAS right, KAI BASILEWS ANTIOCOU left, Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left; monogram outer left, date QPR in exergue. Newell, LSM, 16; Houghton, CSE, 806. TextImage
SNGIs 2472Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII. 125-121 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Ake-Ptolemais mint. Conjoined busts right of Cleopatra & Antiochos / Zeus enthroned left with Nike & lotus tipped sceptre; monogram left. Houghton 804. TextImage
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SNGIs 2485Seleukid Kingdom, Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Year 191 (122/121 BC). Ascalon mint. Conjoined busts right of Cleopatra, veiled, in diadem & stephane, & Antiochos, diademed / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS right, BASILEWS ANTIOCOU left, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, palm over shoulder; AS & a dove left, date APP right, M/A between legs. Houghton, CSE, 821. TextImage
SNGIs 2491Seleukid Kingdom, Cleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Damascus mint, Year 192 = 121 BC. Conjoined busts right of Cleopatra, veiled, in diadem & stephane, & Antiochos, diademed / Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike in right hand, lotus-tipped sceptre in left; monogram outer left, monogram TextImage
SNGIs 2491vCleopatra Thea & Antiochos VIII. 125-121 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.70 gm). Antioch mint. Year 191 (122/121 BC). Conjoined busts of Cleopatra & Antiochos / Zeus seated left. TextImage
SNGIs 2495Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII Grypos AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, struck circa 121-114 BC. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPI-FANOUS, Zeus Oranios standing left, holding star in right hand, sceptre in left; crescent above head, IE/A to left, N to right; all within wreath. Houghton 322. TextImage
SNGIs 2501Antiochus VIII AE 18. Radiate head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPI-FANOU to left and right of eagle standing left on thunderbolt, sceptre over shoulder. Usually with date in exergue. BMC 25-28; Hoover HGC 1212.TextImage
SNGIs 2508Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII AE 20. Antioch mint, year 192=121/20 BC. Radiate head right / eagle left. TextImage
SNGIs 2524Seleucid Antiochus VIII AE 18. Diademed, radiate head of Antiochus right. Rev. Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, sceptre behind shoulder; IE in outer left field. TextImage
SNGIs 2532Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint, struck 112-109 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Ouranios standing left, holding star & sceptre, crescent moon over head; monogram & A to left, K right. Newell, SMA 389. TextImage
SNGIs 2554Seleucid Kings of Syria, Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / Zeus seated left, holding wreath bearing Nike & sceptre. TextImage
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SNGIs 2555Antiochos VIII 3rd Reign AR Tetradrachm. Antioch mint. Diademed head right / Zeus enthroned left with Nike & sceptre; P/E/A to left, monogram under throne. Newell 405; Houghton 346. TextImage
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SNGIs 2572Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. c116-114 BC. Tarsos. Diademed head right; fillet border / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIFANOUS, altar within which Sandan stands atop winged mythical lion; monograms outer left. BMC 22 TextImage
SNGIs 2577Antiochos VIII. Year SE 197 (=116/5 BC). AR Tetradrachm. Sidon. Diademed head right; fillet border / Zeus standing left, holding star and crescent. Babelon 1387-1388. TextImage
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SNGIs 2581Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Ake-Ptolemais, c120-117 BC. Diademed head right / Naked Zeus, crescent above head, standing left, holding star in outstretched right hand and sceptre with left arm. To left, M. LSM 28. TextImage
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SNGIs 2592Antiochos VIII. Second reign, AR Tetradrachm. Ake-Ptolemais mint. Diademed head right; fillet border / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU to right, EPI-FANOUS to left, Zeus Oranios standing left, holding star and sceptre. TextImage
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SNGIs 2595Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos) AR Tetradrachm. Ake-Ptolemais mint, ca 115-113 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Ouranios standing left; monogram to outer left; all within wreath. LSM 35. TextImage
SNGIs 2602Antiochus VIII AR Tetradrachm. Diademed bust right / Eagle standing left on prow. TextImage
SNGIs 2649Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Damascus mint, Year 194 = 119/18 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Uranios standing facing, nude, head left, holding star & sceptre; monograms in field; all within wreath. Newell LSM 89. TextImage
SNGIs 2650Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrachm. Damascus mint. Diademed head of Antiochos VIII right / Zeus standing left holding spear & sceptre. Struck 118/117 B.C.E. TextImage
SNGIs 2658Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos). AR Tetradrachm (16.29 gm, 1h). Damasicus mint, dated SE 198 = 115/4 BC. Diademed head right / Zeus Ouranios standing left; two monograms to outer left, date in exergue; all within wreath. LSM 104. TextImage
SNGIs 2661Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII Epiphanes (Grypos) AR Tetradrachm. Damascus mint, dated SE 199 (114/3 BC). Diademed head right / Zeus Ouranios standing left; two monograms to outer left, date in exergue; all within wreath. LSM 105. TextImage
SNGIs 2735Antiochos VIII AR Tetradrach. Sidon mint. Diademed head of Antiochos VIII / Zeus standing left holding star & sceptre. Struck 116/117 B.C.E. TextImage
SNGIs 2993Antiochos VIII, 1st reign, 121-113 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPI FANOUS, Zeus Oranios standing left, holding star & sceptre, crescent moon over all with wreath. Newell SMA 365; Houghton 322. TextImage
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Sear #7135Antiochos VIII & Cleopatra Thea AR Tetradrachm. Dated Year 191 (122/121 BC). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Jugate busts / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRA QEAS KAI BASILEWS ANTIOXOU, Zeus seated left with Nike and sceptre; monograms and date in ex. Newell 86.
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Sear #7136Antiochos VIII & Cleopatra Thea AR Tetradrachm. Dated Year 191 = 122/121 BC. Ake- Ptolemais mint. Jugate busts / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRA KAI BASILEWS ANTIOXOU, Zeus seated left with Nike and sceptre.TextImage
Sear #7139Cleopatra Thea & Antiochus VIII AE18. Antioch mint, 125-121 BC. Radiate head of Antiochos right / BASILISSHS KLEOPATRAS KAI BASILEWS ANTIOXOY, owl standing facing on amphora. SNGCop 376, SNGIs 2441ff.
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Sear #7143Antiochus VIII, 121-96 BC, AR tetradrachm. Diademed head right, fileted border. / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIFANOUS, Zeus standing left, holding star & sceptre, monogram before, all within wreath.
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Sear #7144Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII (1st reign, 121-113 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Damascus mint, dated year 193 = 120/119 BC. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIFANOUS, Zeus standing left, crescent on head, holding star & sceptre, monograms to left, date in ex. TextImage
Sear #7145Antiochus VIII, 121-96 BC, AR tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIFANOUS, Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike with wreath & sceptre, monogram before, all within wreath.
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Sear #7153Seleucid Kingdom, Antiochos VIII AE20. Diademed head right, within dotted border / BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIFANOUS, two cornuacopiae, PE star to left. TextObvRev
Sear #7154Antiochos VIII AE19. Diademed & radiate head right/ BASILEWS ANTIOCOU EPIFANOUS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, sceptre behind shoulder. SNGIs 2501.
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See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Antiochos VIII Grypos
Coins of Antiochos VIII Grypos at SeleukidEmpire.org
Entry for Seleucia, Antiochos VIII on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Antiochus VIII in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Antiochos VIII at AncientImports.com
Search for Antiochos VIII at Incitatus Coins

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