Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
261–246 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 267.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.652

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos II to right.
Line border.
Reverse: Apollo seated to left on draped omphalos, holding bow in right hand, left resting on omphalos. Ground line below.
At left: AI (?) Monogram at right (?).
Inscription in Greek left and right.

Ruler: Antiochos II, 261-246 B.C.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 75- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour