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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Seleucid Kingdom| > BB16176
Seleukid Kingdom, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, 175 - 164 B.C., Ake Ptolemais, Galilee
|Seleucid| |Kingdom|, |Seleukid| |Kingdom,| |Antiochus| |IV| |Epiphanes,| |175| |-| |164| |B.C.,| |Ake| |Ptolemais,| |Galilee|, Accho or Ake was a maritime city of Galilee (Acts 21:7). It was renamed Ptolemais under the rule of Ptolemy Soter. Today it is Acre, Israel. It was at Ptolemais that the Jews met Petronius, sent to set up statues of the emperor in the Temple, and persuaded him to turn back. St Paul spent a day in Ptolemais (Acts 21:7).
BB16176. Bronze SNG Spaer 1130, SGCV II 6994, F, obverse 1/3 off-center, Galilee, Ake Ptolemais (Acre, Israel) mint, weight 2.558g, maximum diameter 13.8mm, die axis 0o, obverse radiate head right; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ ANTIOXOY, veiled and draped goddess (Hera?) standing facing, holding long scepter or torch; SOLD











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