Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos III

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 205–200 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 272a.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 17.10 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.475

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos III to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Elephant advancing right.
Monograms at left and right; inscription in Greek above and below.

Series IV about 205–200 B.C.

Provenance

By 1963: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 8, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour