Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VII
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Tyre (Phoenicia)
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 286.
Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.73 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos VII to right.
Reverse: Armed Athena stands looking to left, holding Nike in her right hand, spear and shield with Gorgoneion in her left.
Club in field at left, with monogram above. Ground line.
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left, at right, and in exergue.
Laurel wreath around.
Ruler: Antiochos VII, 138-129 B.C.
By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 45- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour