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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Antiochus XII (87-c 83/82 BC)

Mint

Damascus

Province or Region

Syria

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

17

Weight

4.3g

Obverse Description

Head of Antiochus XII, r., diademmed, bearded

Reverse Description

Nike walks right; palm branch and wreath; monogram left. ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΣΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΚΑΛΛΙΝΙΚΟΥ

Comments

Seleucid Kingdom is disintegrating. Holding Damascus, Antiochus fights Judea and Nabataea. Latter killed him.

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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