Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Seleukos VI
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Antioch
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2192.
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.82 gm.
Medium or Technique
Ancient Near East Gallery (Gallery 110)
Obverse: Within a filleted border, head of Seleukos VI to right, bearded and wearing a diadem.
Reverse: Within a laurel wreath, Zeus enthroned to left, holding a Nike (turned towards him) in his right hand and a sceptre in his left hand.
Monograms under throne and at left. Greek letter under monogram at left.
Inscription in Greek at right and left.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund