1/2 stater of Kingdom of Syria with enthroned Tyche, struck under Demetrios I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
151–150 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 279.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.165

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tyche enthroned to left, holding scepter and cornucopia.
Ground line.
Inscription in field at right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Cornucopiae crowned with a diadem.
Inscription in left and right fields. Monograms at left.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., February 14, 1962

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour