VF/VF Syria Antioch AE 18 / Star of Bethlehem Depicted

Ancient Coins - VF/VF Syria Antioch AE 18 / Star of Bethlehem Depicted
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Attribution: RPC 4287
Date: 55-56 AD
Obverse: Turreted and veiled head of Tyche right
Reverse: Ram jumping right, looking back; crescent and star above
Size: 18.38 mm
Weight: 5.1 grams
Description: A splendid bronze issued under Syrian Legate Ummidius Durmuis duringn the reign of Nero. A scarce and sought after type possibly depicting the star of Bethlehem that heralded the birth of Jesus Christ. For more information you can look at Michael Molnar's site at this link http://www.eclipse.net/~molnar/index.html
Price SKU: 7974
US$ 78.00
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  • CAD 97.84

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