Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Philip I Philadelphos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
92–83 B.C.


Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1981.501

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Philip Philadelphos to right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left, scepter in left hand, Nike on right hand.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields. Monogram below.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, December 9, 1981

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule