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Period

Vespasian

Ruler

Antiochus IV (38-72 AD)

Mint

Commagene

Province or Region

Commagene

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

26

Weight

14.42g

Obverse Description

Bust of Antiochus, r.; diademed and draped. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΥΣ·ΜΕΓΑΣ·ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΣ Countermark: double cornucopiae in oval.

Reverse Description

In wreath: Scorpion; around: ΚΟΜΜΑΓΗΝΩΝ

Comments

Client king, raised in Rome, friend of Agrippa I, descended from Seleucid royalty.

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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