Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos Hierax

Greek
Hellenistic Period
241–228/7 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Lampsakos (Mysia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 269.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.3

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos to right.
Reverse: Apollo seated to left on omphalos, arrow in right hand, bow in lowered left. Below omphalos, a monogram. In field at left, protome of Pegasus and torch.
Inscription in left and right fields, downwards.

Provenance

By 1961: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; January 10, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 80.00.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour