[ca. 115 - 88 BCE; slain]
Silver tetradrachma minted early in
Antiochus X's tumultuous reign has the profile of the young king on the
face & enthroned image of Zeus with scepter & winged Victory on
the back. The inscription reads: [B]asileos Antiochou
Eusebos [Ph]ilopatoros ["of King Antiochus the
Pious who favors his father"] .
For high resolution images of this &
other coins of Antiochus X see Ancient
Coinage of Seleucia, Antiochos X in David Surber's excellent
ancient coins website: Wildwinds.
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