Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VIII
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2186.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.60 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Antiochos VIII to right, in diadem, ends hanging downwards.
Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing facing, head and right leg left; on outstretched right, eight-pointed star; raised left on lotus-tipped scepter; hair long on neck; upper body nude, himation over lower body and left shoulder; on head, crescent, horns upward.
Inscriptions in Greek in right and left fields.
Ground line; laurel-wreath border tied below.
Object to be labled H. E. Bolles Fund.
Total purchase price for 30.48-30.65 = $ 1,042.20
H. E. Bolles Fund