SYRIA, Antioch, 'Star of Bethlehem Coinage, Reign of Nero, c. AD 56/57

Ancient Coins - SYRIA, Antioch, 'Star of Bethlehem" Coinage, Reign of Nero, c. AD 56/57
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O: Head of Tyche facing right.

R: Aries leaping right, looking back at star & moon; ET EP [Year 105 = AD 56/57].

SNG Cop #101, [5.59g, 19.5mm, 12h].

This coinage is part of a series from the mint at Antioch that is thought by Dr. Michael Molnar to indicate the astrological evidence of the 'Star of Bethlehem' Biblical story. The following website has some interesting insights on the topic: http://www.eclipse.net/~molnar/ .
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