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E-auction 404-316006 - bgr_633859 - SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - SELEUKOS IV PHILOPATOR Demi-unité

SYRIA - SELEUKID KINGDOM - SELEUKOS IV PHILOPATOR Demi-unité VF
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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 34 €
Maximum bid : 34 €
End of the sale : 11 January 2021 14:00:30
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Demi-unité
Date: c. 187-175 AC.
Mint name / Town : Antioche, Syrie, Séleucie et Piérie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,74 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan à bords dentelés à l’usure très importante, lisible et identifiable. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste diadémée d’Artémis (Diane) à droite, le carquois sur l’épaule ; grènetis circulaire.

Reverse


Reverse description : Artémis (Diane) vêtue du chiton court debout à gauche, tenant une longue javeline de la main gauche, la main tendue devant une biche debout à gauche.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ SELE-UKOU.
Reverse translation : (du roi Séleucus).

Commentary


Serratus (dentelé).

Historical background


SYRIA - Seleucid Kingdom - Seleucus IV Philopator

(187-175 BC)

Seleucus IV Philopator (who loves his father), the second son of Antiochus III the Great (223-187 AC), assured of great military commanders in the war between the Seleucids, the Kingdom of Pergamon and Romans. After the defeat of Magnesia on the Meander 190 BC, Antiochus III was forced to sign the Peace of Apamea in 188 BC This agreement butchered the kingdom and spent the final loss of Asia Minor . The following year, Antiochus III was murdered by a mob of rebellious Elymais punishes the King want to dispossess the temple Anaitis. Seleucus IV was regent in Antioch at the time of the death of his father. The new king had to endure during his reign the disastrous conditions of the Peace of Apamea, pay heavy compensation and consolidate what remained of the great kingdom. In 175, the Romans liberated his brother captive for thirteen years. Seleucus was murdered at the instigation of his prime minister Heliodorus who replaced the last son of Antiochus III, Antiochus IV Epiphanes.

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