The Star of Bethlehem Coin , 13-14 A.D.

Ancient Coins - The "Star of Bethlehem Coin" , 13-14 A.D.
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 The "Star of Bethlehem Coin" Bronze AE 20, RPC I 4269; BMC Galatiaia pg 159, 65, gVF, 6.93 gm, 20.0mm, Antioch mint, 13 - 14 A.D.; obverse Zeus' laureate head right; reverse EPI SILANOU ANTIOCEWN, ram running right, looking back, star above, DM (year 44) below.



Michael Molnar, an astronomer, believes this coin depicts Jupiter's occultation of Aries in 6 B.C., the most probable "Star of Bethlehem."

http://www.eclipse.net/~molnar/ 

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