Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos Hierax

Greek
Hellenistic Period
241–228/227 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Lampsakos (Mysia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2156.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.41 gm.

Accession Number

35.132

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Antiochos Hierax to right, in diadem, ends hanging downwards, but wavy.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Apollo seated to left on an omphalos covered in a network of fillets holding two arrows downwards in raised right hand and left hand resting on bow.
In exergue, a bee upwards.
In field right and left, inscription in Greek.

Credit Line

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