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Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos I

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Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Reverse: Apollo seated to left on draped omphalos, holding arrow in right hand, bow in lowered left. Ground line. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. Monograms at left and right. (see media screen for monograms; reverse...

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By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 60- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 280–261 B.C.


Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 266.


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm. Die Axis: 1

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins