Antioch. 7/6 BC. Æ Trichalkon. Struck under P. Quinctillius Varus, Governor of Syria
Seleucis and Pieria, Antioch. Pseudo-autonomous issue, 27 BC-AD 14. Æ Trichalkon 19 mm. 6.1 gm. Struck under P. Quinctillius Varus, Governor of Syria. Dated year 25 of the Actian Era (7/6 BC). Obv: Laureate head of Zeus right. Rev: Tyche seated right on rocky outcropping, holding palm branch; at feet, river-god Orontes swimming right; EK (date) in right field. McAlee 85; RPC I 4242.
Varus took his own life in AD 9, following the defeat of his three legions in the Teutoburg forest massacre.
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