Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Tryphon (142-137 BC)

Mint

Antioch on Orontes

Province or Region

Seleucid Empire

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

17

Weight

4.94g

Obverse Description

Head r., diademed.

Reverse Description

Spiked Macedonian helmet with cheek guards facing left, adorned with a ibix horn above visor; star to lower left. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ TPYΦΩNOΣ AYTOKPATOPOΣ

Comments

Rebelled aginast Demetrius II; controlled most of Syria and the Levant. Only king of Seleucid empire with no Seleucid roots.

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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