Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Alexander II
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 289.
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.43 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander II to right.
Reverse: Zeus enthroned to left, holding in right hand Nike bearing a wreath, and in left, scepter-staff. Ground line.
Inscriptions at left and below.
By date unknown: R. Jameson Collection (Monnaies Grecques, Paris, 1913, no. 1739); by 1954: with Jacob Hirsch, 30 West 54th Street, New York; March 11, 1954: purchased by MFA from Jacob Hirsch for $ 425.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour