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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Civic Administration

Mint

Palmyra

Province or Region

Palmyra

Date

2nd-1st Century BC

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

16

Weight

4.45g

Obverse Description

Forepart of Bull in circle of dots; crescent below.

Reverse Description

Crossed cornucopiae; caduceus between; all in wreath.

Comments

Very rare. Oasis between Damascus and the Euphrates. Palmyra flourished as Seleucid Empire waned.

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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