Dichalkon - Antiochos IV Epiphanes

Dichalkon - Antiochos IV Epiphanes -  obverseDichalkon - Antiochos IV Epiphanes -  reverse

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Features

Country Seleucid Empire (Greece (ancient))
King Antiochos IV Epiphanes (175 BC - 163 BC)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 175 BC - 164 BC
Value 1 Dichalkon = 2 Chalkoi = 1 Tetarmorion = 1/4 Obol = 1/24 Drachm (1/24)
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 2.6 g
Diameter 15 mm
Shape Scalloped
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 126404
Numista (https://numista.com)
References GCV# 6994,
David R. Sear; 2004. Greek Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. Europe. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
SNG Cop# 1130
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 more volumes.

Obverse

Radiate head facing right.

Reverse

Veiled and draped goddess (Hera?) standing while holding long sceptre or torch with legend on either side.

Lettering: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ

Translation: King Antiochus

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (175 BC - 164 BC) 

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