During the first year of Hyrcanus' reign, he faced a serious challenge to independent Judean rule from the Seleucid Empire. Antiochus VII Sidetes marched into Judea, pillaged the countryside and laid a year-long siege on Jerusalem.
Coin Type: Ancient
Year: 132-131 BC
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