Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos V
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2166.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.10 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Antiochos V to right, diademed.
Reverse: Zeus clad in himation below the waist, seated left on throne, holding on right hand Nike who crowns the King’s name. Left hand resting on sceptre.
Monogram at left. Inscription in Greek at right, left, and below.
By 1925: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 10, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 15-18, 1925, lot 1053); by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)