Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios I
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 275.
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.92 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 winged female monster, holding scepter in right hand and cornucopia in left. Ground line.
Monogram at left. Inscription in left and right fields.
By 1925: with Naville & Cie., 6 & 8 rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (Naville auction 10, Hôtel Schweizerhof, Lucerne, Switzerland, June 15-18, 1925, lot 1080); by 1960: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Mail Bid Sale 16, April 19, 1960, lot 413); May 11, 1960: purchased by MFA from Numismatic Fine Arts, Edward Gans for $ 715.00 (this is the total price for 60.515-60.517)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour