Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Alexander II Zebinas (128-122 BC)

Mint

Antioch on Orontes

Province or Region

Seleucid Empire

Date

128/127 BC

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

19

Weight

7.29g

Obverse Description

Head of Alexander r., diademed and radiate.

Reverse Description

Dionysius sands; holds kantharos and thyrsus. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ. Date: ΕΠΡ (Year 128/7 BC)

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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