Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Elymais with head of Okkonapses

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 140 B.C.


Mint: Elymais (Kingdom), Susa (Persia)

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.38 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1984.580

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Okkonapses to right.
At left: monogram.
Reverse: Apollo seated left on omphalos, bow in left hand, arrow in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1984: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 66, October 22-23,1984, lot 302); purchased at the Basel auction on behalf of MFA by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., November 21, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour