Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos III
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Ekbatana (Media)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2160.
Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Antiochos III to right, wearing a diadem; ends hanging downwards.
Reverse: Indian elephant standing to right on a plain line.
To right, monogram.
Inscription in Greek, above and below elephant.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund