Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Antiochus III (223-187 BC)

Mint

Antioch on Orontes

Province or Region

Seleucid Empire

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

11

Weight

2.24g

Obverse Description

Head of Apollo, r., laureate.

Reverse Description

Apollo stands l.; arrow in left hand, rests right hand on bow. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΤΙΟΧΟΥ

Comments

Antiochus III ended Ptolmaic rule of Judea at Battle of Panium (Paneas) in 198 BC. Friendly toward Jews

Publisher

Pepperdine University Libraries

Digital Collection

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land

Credit Line

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives

Document Type

Article

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