Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Antiochus III (223-187 BC)

Mint

Apamea

Province or Region

Seleucid Empire

Date

213-211 BC

Metal

Silver

Denomination

15

Weight

4.05g

Obverse Description

Head of Antiochus III, r., laureate.

Reverse Description

Elephant walks right. 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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