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Live auction - bgr_932962 - SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ANTIOCHUS II THEOS Demi-unité

SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ANTIOCHUS II THEOS Demi-unité XF
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 09 July 2024 14:14:25
Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 275 AC.
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Syrie
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 4,66 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée au droit. Joli revers, bien venu à la frappe. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d’Apollon à droite, les cheveux longs tombant sur le cou.

Reverse


Reverse description : Apollon nu assis à gauche sur l’omphalos, tenant une flèche de la main droite et s’appuyant de la main gauche sur son arc.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ ANT-IOCOU/ E/U.
Reverse translation : (du roi Antiochus).

Commentary


Contremarque (trident) au revers.

Historical background


SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - ANTIOCHUS II THEOS

(261-246 BC)

Antiochus II succeeded his father, Antiochus I (280-261 BC). Under his reign Parthia, Bactria and the kingdom of Pergamon were definitively lost. The struggle against the Egypt of Ptolemy II Philadelphus (285-246 BC) was continuous and the control of Syria and Cilicia was often questioned. Antiochus II possibly perishes assassinated.

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