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Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VI

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Obverse: Head of Antiochos VI to right, wearing diadem, one end hanging downwards, the other on neck, and a crown of six rays; border of dots. Reverse: Apollo seated left on omphalos over which drapery falls. Inscriptions in Greek at left, right, between legs and in exergue. See media screen...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 144–143 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2176.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.15 gm.

Accession Number

35.106

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins