Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos I, struck under Antiochos II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 261–250 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Sardis (Lydia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 17.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1973.216

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head to right of elderly Antiochos I.
Reverse: Apollo, wearing sandals, seated to left on omphalos, arrow in right hand, bow in left.
Monograms in the exergue.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1973: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; May 9, 1973: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour