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Ancient Greek Silver Drachm Of Antiochus Pendant,100 BC

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Ancient Greek Silver Drachm Of Antiochus Pendant,100 BC
Ancient Greek silver Drachm of King Antiochus, mounted on a handmade sterling silver pendant

Circa, 100 BC

Obv: Diademed head of Antiochus Right
Rev: Eagle perched on thunder-bolt, club of Herakles below

This silver coin, bearing the image of one of the more interesting Seleucid kings, evokes the grandeur of that era. Even after centuries of change, such a coin still radiates the impression of power and authority. As we hold it in our hands today, we connect directly with the richness of that vanished world.

Weight: 8.9 grams

Dimensions: Length: 3 cm - Width: 2 cm

Found near Jerusalem, Israel

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