Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos I
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia)
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 266.
Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos I to right.
Reverse: Apollo seated to left on draped omphalos, holding arrow in right hand, bow in lowered left.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards.
Monograms at left and right.
Ruler: Antiochos I, 280 to 261 B.C.
By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 60- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour