Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios I

Greek
Hellenistic Period
152–151 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2169.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.55 gm.

Accession Number

35.121

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Demetrios I to right, diademed.
Fillet border.
Reverse: Tyche clad in long chiton and peplos, seated left on throne supported by winged Tritoness. She holds sceptre in right hand and cornucopia in left.
Inscriptions at right and left in Greek and monograms at left..

Mint: Antioch

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)