Coin of Kingdom of Syria with head of Apollo, struck under Demetrios II
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Sidon (Phoenicia)
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.58 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head right of Apollo, hair in formal curls.
Reverse: Tripod - lebes, bound with fillet.
Inscriptions in Greek at left, in exergue and around.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9 ,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour