Tryphon

Bronze, 17 mm, 4.48 gm
Obv: Diademed head of Tryphon right.
Rev: Spiked Macedonian helmet adorned with a wild goat’s horn; aphlaston to low inner left.

Ca. 142-138 BC
17 mm (14.48g)

Diodotus Tryphon was a usurper king of the Seleucid empire. Tryphon held power for over seven years from his rebellion in 144 BC until his death in 138 BC.

SC 2034.2a; HGC 9, 1061.
Inv#: 9120
Guaranteed Authentic

$300

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