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Coin of Kingdom of Syria with bust of Timarchos

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Obverse: Diademed bust of Timarchos to right. Reverse: Nike standing to left, right hand with wreath crowning inscription. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 8, 1975: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, December 10, 1975

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 162 B.C.

Mint

Ekbatana (Media), Syria (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 33.87 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

1975.717

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins