Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos III

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 208–200 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 17.08 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.965

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head of Antiochos III to right.
Fillet border.
Reverse: Apollo seated on omphalos holding bow in left hand, arrow in right.
Tripod in field left.
Inscription in Greek.

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