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Numismatics
Ruler: Antiochus I Soter, Seleucid King, ca. 324–261 B.C., ruled 281–261
Mint: Dura-Europos
Artist: Unknown

Coin of Antiochus I Soter, Seleucid King from Dura

276–270 B.C.

Bronze

6.10 g, 9:00, 20.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos
1938.6000.43
Geography: 
Made in Dura
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
3rd century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Excavated by the Yale-French Excavations at Dura-Europos, present-day Syria, 1928–37; Yale University Library, New Haven Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Dura-Europos: Crossroads of Antiquity (Boston: McMullen Museum of Art, 2011), 336, no. 22, pl. 22.

Jennifer Chi and Sebastian Heath, eds., Edge of Empires: Pagans, Jews, and Christians at Roman Dura-Europos, exh. cat. (New York: Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, 2011), 115, no. 61, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.