Stater of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
281–261 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Baktra (Baktria)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2151.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.44 gm.

Accession Number

97.431

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Antiochos I, profile to right, wearing diadem with flying ends.
Reverse: Apollo seated on a netted omphalos to left, holding an arrow in his right hand and a bow, upright, in his left.
Greek inscription at left and right; Greek letter in field at left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (Montagu 692);
1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund