Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IX

Greek
Hellenistic Period
113–108 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Ake-Ptolemais (Phoenicia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2187.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.40 gm.

Accession Number

01.5647

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Antiochos IX to right, diademed, within a filleted border.
Reverse: Athena Parthenos, with Nike, shield and spear, standing with body 3/4 front to left, head in profile, - the Nike turned away from her and holding out a wreath.
Inscription in Greek in field at right and left. Monogram at left.
All surrounded by a laurel wreath.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund