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    Syria, Seleucis and Pieria. Antioch ad Orontem. Augustus. 27 B.C.-A.D. 14. AR tetradrachm (26 mm). Year 31 of the Actian era (= 1 B.C./A.D. 1). Laureate head right / Tyche seated right, holding palm in right hand; river-god Orontes swimming to right below; date above, two monograms before. Prieur 56; RPC I 4157. XF40 ICG.
    There are only three ancient coins that date to the start of the Common Era, all difficult to acquire but this being the most obtainable.


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