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Julius Caesar Supremacy 57-16 BC c 47 - 46
First of the 12 Caesars, tetradrachm, Syria, Antioch, Year 3=47/6 BC (rare date).
This is a posthumous issue of Philip I Philadelphus (89-83 BC) struck at Antioch on the Orontes. Obverse head of Philip I. Reverse ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ, Zeus and Nike. These are Caesarian era dates and continue until the year 33 (17/6 BC).
Mint: Antioch
Provenance: Private acquisition*

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