Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Alexander II Zebinas (128-122 BC)

Mint

Antioch on Orontes

Province or Region

Seleucid Empire

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

21

Weight

8.53g

Obverse Description

Head of Alexander r., diademed and radiate.

Reverse Description

Athena Nikephoros standing left, holding spear; shield at feet to right. Control mark lower field. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ,

Comments

Won civil war against Demetrius II. Friendly with John Hyrcanus of Judea.

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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