Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IX
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 292.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.06 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos IX to right.
Reverse: Zeus Nicephorus enthroned to left. Ground line.
Inscriptions at left and right and monogram under throne.
All in laurel wreath.
By date unknown: H. L. Haughton Collection; by 1958: with Sotheby & Co., 34 & 35 New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Haughton Collection, April 30 and May 1, 1958, lot 257); purchased on behalf of MFA at the Haughton auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., June 5, 1958, for £ 558/10/0 (this is the total price for 58.504-58.514)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour