Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IX
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Ake-Ptolemais (Phoenicia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2187.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.40 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund