Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios III
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Damaskos
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 293.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 15.32 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios III to right.
Cable (?) border.
Reverse: Veiled, polymastic statue of Demeter or Atargatis, standing facing on short ground line, ears of barley on shoulders and in left hand.
Inscriptions at left, right and below.
By 1954: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Mail Bid Sale, March 9, 1954, no. 386); April 8, 1954: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 150.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour