Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IV

Greek
Hellenistic Period
169–167 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2163.

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.73 gm.

Accession Number

04.1171

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Antiochos to right wearing fillet with flying ends.
Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne without back, sceptre in raised left hand, on right hand. a Nike crowning him; about his loins a mantle.
Inscriptions in Greek at right and left, downwards, and also in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1300); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund