Coin of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VI
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.10 gm. Die Axis: 1
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Obverse: Radiate head of Antiochos right, as Dionysos and with ivy-crown.
Reverse: Elephant to left, holding torch in trunk.
At right, cornucopia.
Inscriptions in Greek.
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.; June 9,1965: collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour