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Greek Bronze Seleukid Owl 138-129 BC (151B)

Sale price$4,500.00
Description

Ancient bronze coin with a beautiful owl.  Athena is on the back of the pendant.  The coin has a rich patina with golden highlights.  

Greek bronze coin from Sinope, Paphlogonia.  (City on the Black Sea, Turkey)

One of a kind with a certificate of authenticity.

Size and Material

Size 16.5mm

18kt gold ring size 7 (can be resized).

Story

Dated: 138-129 BC

Antiochos VII

The Seleucid Empire was a significant state that emerged after Alexander the Great's conquests. It is still valued by historians for its Hellenistic fusion and remains an important part of ancient history.

The owl, revered for wisdom and insight, symbolized Seleucids' intellectual pursuits and bridging of cultures.

 

Description

Ancient bronze coin with a beautiful owl.  Athena is on the back of the pendant.  The coin has a rich patina with golden highlights.  

Greek bronze coin from Sinope, Paphlogonia.  (City on the Black Sea, Turkey)

One of a kind with a certificate of authenticity.

Size and Material

Size 16.5mm

18kt gold ring size 7 (can be resized).

Story

Dated: 138-129 BC

Antiochos VII

The Seleucid Empire was a significant state that emerged after Alexander the Great's conquests. It is still valued by historians for its Hellenistic fusion and remains an important part of ancient history.

The owl, revered for wisdom and insight, symbolized Seleucids' intellectual pursuits and bridging of cultures.