Syria, Antioch under Roman rule, Time of Crassus, dated Year 13 of the Pompeian Era = 54 / 53 BC.

Ancient Coins - Syria, Antioch under Roman rule, Time of Crassus, dated Year 13 of the Pompeian Era = 54 / 53 BC.
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Syria, Antioch under Roman rule, Æ18. Time of Crassus, dated Year 13 of the Pompeian Era = 54 / 53 BC.  Æ 20mm (8.25 g, 12h). Dated Pompeian Era 13 (54/3 BC). Laureate head of Zeus right / ANTIOCEW[N] THS MHTROPOLEW[S], Zeus Nikephoros seated left; IG (date) in exergue. Cf. RPC I 4212; . Good VF.




      When Pompey annexed Syria as part of the Roman Empire, the existing
     bronze coinage of Antioch continued unchanged, except for a new
     dating system keyed to the annexation.

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