Tetradrachm of Syros with head of Demeter
about 200 B.C.
Mint: Syros (Aegean Islands)
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Wreathed head of Demeter right, wearing triple-pendant earring.
Reverse: Within laurel wreath, the two Kabeiri (Dioskouroi) stand facing, spears in outer hands, inner hands lowered. Star above each head.
At right: monogram.
Inscriptions in Greek.
By 1985: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., June 25, 1986
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour