Stater of Kingdom of Syria with head of Seleukos II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 240–232 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.966

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Seleukos II to right.
Reverse: Apollo standing with arrow in right hand, bow in left.
At left, monogram. Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour