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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Antiochus IX Cyzicenus (116-96 BC)

Mint

Antioch on Orontes

Province or Region

Seleucid Empire

Date

110/109 BC

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

19

Weight

4.85g

Obverse Description

Head of Heracles r., bearded, laureate.

Reverse Description

Athena stands lelf; holds Nike, rest hand on shield; spear behind. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY ΦIΛOΠATOΡOΣ. Date ΓΣ (Year 110/109 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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