Tetradrachm of Antioch (?) with head of Marc Antony

Roman Provincial
Late Republican Period
about 36 B.C.


Mint: Syria, Antioch (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2196.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 15.50 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.159

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Marc Antony to right, bare.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Bust of Kleopatra VII to right wearing diadem, earring, pearl necklace, and dress embroidered in front with pearls, hair adorned with pearls.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
Border of dots.

Mint: Antioch

Provenance

By date unknown: Anonymous private collection; April 4, 1935: anonymous gift to MFA

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)