Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with jugate busts of Kleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII
Mint: Syria (Kingdom), Damaskos
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2183.
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.49 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Jugate busts of Kleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII; former with hair on forehead and cheek in corkscrew curls, diadem, stephane, veil, pendent earring and necklace; latter with diadem and chlamys.
Reverse: Zeus Olympios seated left on throne without back; on extended right, Nike to right, crowning him with wreath; raised left hand on upright scepter; laureate; hair rolled; upper body nude, lower covered with himation; right leg drawn back.
Monograms below throne and in field at left.
Inscriptions in Greek in right and left fields and in exergue.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Regling does not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund