Coin of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
154–153 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Tyre (Phoenicia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.803

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios I to right.
Reverse: Stern of galley right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour