Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with horned head of horse, struck under Seleukos I
Early Hellenistic Period
about 281 B.C.
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Pergamon (Mysia)
Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.91 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Horned head of bridled horse right.
Reverse: Elephant walking right/
Above, star; below, anchor.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Giessener Münzhandlung Dieter Gorny GmbH, Maximiliansplatz 20, D-80333 Munich (auction 82, April 29, 1997, lot 148); purchased at auction 82 on behalf of MFA by Leu Numismatik AG, In Gassen 20, 8001 Zurich; June 25, 1997: purchased by MFA from Leu Numismatik AG
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour