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 Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch. Quintus Caecilius Metellus Creticus Silanus as Governor 20 / Star of Bethlehem depicted $55.00 





Attribution: RPC I 4265
Date: Dated Actian Year 43 - AD 12/13
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse: ANTIOXEΩN EΠI ΣIΛANOY, ram running right, looking back, ✶ above, ΓM (date) below
Size: 20.54mm
Weight: 7.04 grams
Rarity: 5
Description: good Fine. A nice clear example of the type depicting the star of Bethlehem that heralded the birth of Jesus Christ. Michael Molnar wrote a book on these coins and is the leading authority on this series. For more information you can click here to view Zach Beasley's site based on Michael Molnar and T.B. Cartwright's research.



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