Tetradrachm of Antioch-on-the-Maeander with head of Dionysos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 146 B.C.


Mint: Caria, Antioch-on-the-Maeander

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 188.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 15.21 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1138

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Vine-wreathed, filleted head of Dionysos to right.
Reverse: Humped bull standing to left on maeander pattern.
Tyche head in front.
Laurel wreath around.
Inscriptions in Greek within wreath, above and below.

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 12, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 600-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour