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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Other Kingdoms| > RP113190
Kingdom of Commagene, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, 38 - 72 A.D.
|Other| |Kingdoms|, |Kingdom| |of| |Commagene,| |Antiochus| |IV| |Epiphanes,| |38| |-| |72| |A.D.|, Commagene was located in modern south-central Turkey, with its capital at Samosata (the site is now flooded by the AtatŁrk Dam). Antiochus IV was an ally of Rome against Parthia and the last royal descendant of Seleucus. He ruled with his half-sister and queen Iotape. He was deprived of his kingdom after accusations that he was conspiring against Rome. He retired to Rome where he was treated with great respect for the remainder of his life.
RP113190. Bronze tetrachalkon, RPC Online I 3855; Kovacs 256; BMC Galatia p. 197, 11; Lindgren-Kovacs 1883; SNG Cop -, aVF, well centered, scrapes, spots of corrosion on obv., obv. edge beveled, Samosata (Samsat, Turkey) mint, weight 7.890g, maximum diameter 22.4mm, die axis 0o, 38 - 72 A.D.; obverse BAΣI MEΓAΣ ANTIOXOΣ EΠI, diademed and draped bust of Antiochus IV right; reverse KOMMANΓHNΩN, capricorn right, star above, anchor flukes left below, all in laurel wreath; from the Michael Arslan Collection; first specimen of this type handled by FORVM; $130.00 SALE |PRICE| $117.00











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