Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IV
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2164.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.65 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Antiochos to right wearing fillet with flying ends.
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne, uprights of throne topped with triangles, sceptre in raised left hand, on right hand. a Nike crowning him; about his loins a mantle.
Inscription in Greek at right and left, downwards.
By 1925: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 10, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 15-18, 1925, lot 1040); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)