Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios I
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 278.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 16.10 gm. Die Axis: 2
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios I to right.
Reverse: Tyche seated to left, on throne supported by a winged female monster, holding scepter and cornucopia.
Monograms at left. Inscription to left and right.
Inscription in exergue (for year 162 = 151 to 150 B.C.).
Dates of Demetrios I are 162 to 150 B.C.
By 1960: with Dr. Herbert A. Cahn, Basel; gift of Dr. Herbert A. Cahn to MFA, April 14, 1960
Gift of Dr. Herbert A. Cahn, Basel