Star of Bethlehem Coin. Syria, Antiochia ad Orontem. AE 18.

Ancient Coins - "Star of Bethlehem Coin". Syria, Antiochia ad Orontem.  AE 18.
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Syria, Antiochia ad Orontem.
1st Century AD.
Bronze 18 mm ; 6.42 gm

Obv: Veiled & turreted head of Tyche right.
Rev: Ram leaping right, looking back; Star above.

Michael Molnar, an astronomer, believes this coindepicts Jupiter's occultation of� Aries in 6 B.C., the most probable"Star of Bethlehem."
http://www.eclipse.net/~molnar/
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