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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Cleopatra Thea/Antiochus VIII (125-121 BC)

Mint

Antioch on Orontes

Province or Region

Seleucid Empire

Date

123/122 BC

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

18

Weight

5.96g

Obverse Description

Head of Antiochus r., diademed and radiate.

Reverse Description

Owl perched on overturned amphora. BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ KΛEOΠATΡA ΘEAΣ KAI BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY. Date ΘΠ (Year 190=123-122 BC)

Comments

Cleopatra Thea was wife of three Seleucid kings and co-regent with her son Antiochus VIII.

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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