Roman Republic. Sosius, Governor of Syria 38-34 BC. General of Marc Antony. VERY RARE

Ancient Coins -  Roman Republic. Sosius, Governor of Syria 38-34 BC. General of Marc Antony. VERY RARE
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Roman Republic
Uncertain Mint in Cilicia or Syria
� Gaius Sosius, Governor of Syria 38-34 BC
� General of Marc Antony, he commanded two legions of Roman forces in Herod's�conquest of�Jerusalem from Antigonus.
� Captured Aradus in 38 BC & Jerusalem in 37 BC, and given the title "Imperator"
� Assisted Octavian & Agrippa vs. Sextus Pompey and was given a Triumph in Rome in 34 BC
� Consul 32 BC with Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus during the Triumvirate of Anthony, Octavian and Lepidus


Obv: PRINCEPS FELIX ; Bare head of Sosius, rt.
Rev: COLONIA IVLIA ILVR ; Two monograms to the left, yoke of two humped oxen

RPC 4083 ; SNG Levante 597
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