Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with bust of Seleukos VI

Greek
Hellenistic Period
95–94 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1974.177

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Seleukos VI to right.
Fillet border.
Reverse: Within laurel wreath, Zeus Nikephoros seated left, scepter in left hand. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, with monograms at left and below throne.

Provenance

By 1973: with Fritz Burki, Am Luchsgraben 61, 8051 Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Fritz Burki (Robert E. Hecht acting as agent), April 10, 1974

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour