Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IX

Greek
Hellenistic Period
116–95 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 16.19 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1984.819

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos IX to right, within fillet border.
Reverse: Athena standing to left, spear and shield in left hand, in right, Nike holding wreath.
Inscription in Greek.
Monogram and Greek letter alpha at left and monogram at right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA, December 19, 1984

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule