Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios I
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2170.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.30 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Demetrios I to right, wearing fillet with flying ends.
Laurel wreath border tied below.
Reverse: Tyche seated to left on throne without back, the leg of which is in the form of a winged Tritoness; in right hand, a short sceptre downwards, on left arm a large cornucopia with fruits; she wears girded chiton, himation and turreted headdress, and over her knees a mantle.
Inscriptions in Greek in field right and left and exergue. Monograms at left.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)