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Coin of Kingdom of Syria with bust of Athena, struck under Antiochos I

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Obverse: Helmeted, draped bust of Athena facing front. Reverse: Winged Victory to left, palm branch in left hand, wreath in right. Monograms and inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions and monograms)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 277–272 B.C.

Mint

Sardis (Lydia), Syria (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.78 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1276

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins