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1/2 stater of Kingdom of Syria with enthroned Tyche, struck under Demetrios I

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Obverse: Tyche enthroned to left, holding scepter and cornucopia. Ground line; border of dots. Inscription in field at right. Reverse: Cornucopiae crowned with a diadem. Border of dots. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields. Monograms at left. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., February 14, 1962

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 151–150 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 279.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 4.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.165

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins