Chalkis sub Libanum — A settlement in Syria
The ancient city of Chalcis (a.k.a. Chalcis sub Libanum, Chalcis of Coele-Syria was located midway between Berytus and Damascus. The modern town of Anjar in Lebanon is believed to be the site of ancient Chalcis sub Libanum, although this has not been definitively demonstrated. The ruins of a Roman temple are located a few kilometers south-west of Anjar near Majdal Anjar. Other sources indicate that Chalcis sub Libanum is located at "Husn esh-Shadur" near Baalbek.

Modern location: Anjar, Lebanon
(1) Octavian | Zenodorus
An AE unit struck 32-31 BC in Chalkis sub Libanum
Obverse: head of Octavian Caesar right; BΠΣ / NE L

Reverse: head of Zenodorus left; ZHNOΔOPOY TETPAPXOY KAI APXHPEΩΣ

Diameter: 20 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 5.5 g
No notes for this coin
RPC I 4774; Sofaer 47-9