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Seleucid Coin Under Hyrcanus I. Minted By Antiochus The 7th During Year 182 BCE.

Item#: COS909



Seleucid coin under Hyrcanus I. This unusual and rare coin was minted by Antiochus the 7th during the reign period of John Hyrcanus I. Obverse side: An upside down anchor flanked by the Greek inscription “BAΣIΛΕΩΣ/ ANTIOXOY/EYEPΓETOY (of King Antiochus, the Benefactor). Below the anchor is the date BΠP (year 182 according to Seleucid calendar or year 131 BCE). On the reverse side: A silhouette of the Lily surrounded by dots. Reference: Hendin 451.