Coin of Kingdom of Syria with bust of Timarchos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
162 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Ekbatana (Media)

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 33.87 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

1975.717

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Timarchos to right.
Reverse: Nike standing to left, right hand with wreath crowning inscription.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 8, 1975: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, December 10, 1975

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock