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Coin of Antiochus IV Epiphanes, c. 169-8-164 BCE

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Coin of Antiochus IV Epiphanes

Tetradrachm, Antioch, c. 169/8-164 BCE.

Antiochus IV Epiphanes reigned from 175-164 BCE. The Maccabeans/Hasmoneans revolted against Antiochus IV in 165 BCE. Their success is commemorated in the holiday of Hanukkah.

Sotheby’s Auction Catalogue, Important Greek and Roman Coins, Zurich- Tuesday, 26th October, 1993.

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Coin of Antiochus IV Epiphanes

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