Tetradrachm of Babylon with seated Baal, struck under Archon (?)
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Babylonia (Satraps), Babylon
Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 17.00 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Baal seated left holds sceptre in right hand.
In field left: Greek letter.
Reverse: Lion walking left on ground line.
Below: Greek letter.
By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 24, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 25, November 17, 1962, lot 477); by 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour