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Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos II

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Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos II to right. Line border. Reverse: Apollo seated to left on draped omphalos, holding bow in right hand, left resting on omphalos. Ground line. At left: AI (?) Monogram at right (?). Inscription in Greek left and right. Ruler: Antiochos II, 261-246...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 75- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 261–246 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 267.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.21 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.652

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins