Coin of Kingdom of Syria with bust of Athena, struck under Antiochos I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 277–272 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Sardis (Lydia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1276

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted, draped bust of Athena facing front.
Reverse: Winged Victory to left, palm branch in left hand, wreath in right.
Monograms and inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour