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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Antiochus XII (87-c 83/82 BC)

Mint

Damascus

Province or Region

Syria

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

21

Weight

7.40g

Obverse Description

Head of Antiochus XII, r., diademmed, bearded

Reverse Description

Zeus stands left; holds Nike; staff. ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ∆IONYΣOY 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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