Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Autonomous

Mint

Gaza

Province or Region

Palestine

Date

107 BC?

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

17

Weight

6.63g

Obverse Description

Head of Zeus, r., laureate.

Reverse Description

Tyche stands l., holds phiale and cornucopiae. ΓΑΖΑ ... Across: ΙΕΡ/ΑΣ. Below Swastika. Date lower right: ΛΕΣ (Year 205=107 BC)

Comments

Probably the first issue after Gaza received its autonomy from the Seleucid monarchy.

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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