Coin of Antioch with head of Zeus, struck under Varus
Mint: Syria, Antioch
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 8.33 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right.
Reverse: Tyche seated right holding palm branch in right.
At feet, river-god Orontes swimming.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at right.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour