Seleukid Kingdom. Cleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII Epiphanes. Silver Tetradrachm (16.4 g), 125-121 BC. Antioch on the Orontes, early 122/1 BC. Jugate busts of Cleopatra and Antiochus VIII right, that of Cleopatra diademed and veiled, that of Antiochos diademed. Reverse: BAΣIΛIΣΣH[Σ] KΛEOΠATPAΣ KAI BAΣIΛEΩΣ AN-TIOΧOY, Zeus seated left, holding Nike and scepter; in left field, IE; below throne, A; rear throne leg decorated with tiny eagle. SC 2262.1d; SMA 359; HGC 9, 1182c.
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