Silver Tetradrachm of King Antiochus III the Great - C.173 - For Sale

Silver Tetradrachm of King Antiochus III the Great - C.173
Price: $2800.00
Obverse: Portrait of the King Wearing a Diadem Facing Right Reverse: Apollo Nude Seated on Omphalos, Holding Arrow and Bow The Seleukid Kingdom was established by Seleukos I, one of the generals of Alexander the Great, following the death of Alexander and the division of his empire. At its peak under Seleukos I and Antiochus I, the Seleucid Kingdom comprised almost the whole of the conquests of Alexander with the exception of Egypt. Antiochus III, known as “the Great,” was the younger son of Seleukos II and brother of Seleukos III. A soldier of great ability, he successfully campaigned between 212 and 205 B.C. to restore Alexander’s empire in Judea from the clutches of Ptolemy V as well as the kingdoms of Parthia and Bactria. Later he was defeated by the Romans following their victory over Phillip V of Macedon in 197. Origin: Syria Circa: 223 BC to 187 BC Collection: Numismatics Style: Seleukid Medium: Silver

Antique Coins
Ancient coins
email   facebook   twitter
Seller Details :
Barakat Gallery
405 North Rodeo Drive
Beverly Hills
Contact Details :
Email :
Phone : 310.859.8408

Go To Vendor Page
« Back
Related Items: