Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos III
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2158.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Antiochos III in diadem; ends hanging downwards.
Fillet border (off flan).
Reverse: Apollo seated left on draped omphalos, holding arrow in right hand and bow in left leaning on ground.
Inscription in Greek to right and left, downwards; monogram at left.
By 1925: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 10, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 15-18, 1925, lot 974); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)