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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Antiochus IX Cyzicenus (116-96 BC)

Mint

Coele-Syria/Phoenicia

Province or Region

Coele-Syria/Phoenicia

Date

111/110 BC?

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

17

Weight

5.14g

Obverse Description

Bust of Eros, r., winged.

Reverse Description

Nike advances left; holds wreath and palm. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY ΦIΛOΠATOΡOΣ. Date [B?] E (Year 202=111/110 BC).

Comments

20 year civil war with brother Antiochus VIII. Mostly conrolled only Coele-Syria. The Jewish state reviled him in power.

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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