Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 265–261 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Phokaia (Ionia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 17.02 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.967

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Antiochos I to right.
Reverse: Apollo seated on omphalos left with arrow in right hand, bow in left.
In field left, griffin’s head.
Monogram in field at right. Inscription in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour