Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios II
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 16.49 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios II to right, within laurel wreath.
Reverse: Apollo seated left on omphalos, arrow in right hand, left hand on bow.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields, downwards, and in exergue.
Monograms at left and between Apollo’s legs.
By 1979: with Numismatic Fine Arts Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California (Numismatic Fine Arts auction 6, February 27-28, 1979, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, lot 380); by 1980: with Fritz Bürki, 76 Thurgauerstrasse, 8050 Zurich, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Fritz Bürki, February 20, 1960
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour