SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA, Antiochos IV Epiphanes. AE denomination AA, Antioch on the Orontes mint. Struck 169-168 BC. Serapis / Eagle

Ancient Coins - SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA, Antiochos IV Epiphanes. AE denomination AA, Antioch on the Orontes mint. Struck 169-168 BC. Serapis / Eagle
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SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA
Antiochos IV Epiphanes. 175-164 BC
AE denomination AA, Antioch on the Orontes mint. Struck 169-168 BC
Laureate head of Serapis right, wearing tainia  / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt
35.73 g, 32-34 mm
SC 1413; HGC 9, 643
ex WKR collection
The Ptolemies made up a group of gods to combine the Greek and Egyptian religions. This includes Serapis who looks a great deal like Zeus.  The Seleukids have here put Serapis on one of their "Egyptianizing" coins from the time of Antiochos' invasion of Egypt
 
 
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