Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
129–128 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2181.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.50 gm.

Accession Number

35.206

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Demetrios II to right in long flowing beard, and diadem, ends hanging downwards.
Fillet border.
Reverse: Zeus clad in himation, seated left on throne, holding Nike left and sceptre right.
Inscription in Greek in right and left fields.
Unclear monograms at left.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)