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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Antiochus XII (87-c 83/82 BC)

Mint

Damascus

Province or Region

Syria

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

20

Weight

8.65g

Obverse Description

Head of Antiochus XII, r., diademmed

Reverse Description

Tyche stands, turreted, draped; holds palmbranch, cornucopia; monogram left. ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ∆IONYΣOY ΣΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ ΚΑΛΛΙΝΙΚΟΥy

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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