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Drachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios II

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Obverse: Diademed, bearded head of Demetrios II to right. Cable border around. Reverse: Zeus seated to left, holding scepter in left hand and Nike reaching out to crown him on right hand. Inscription in Greek at right and left, downwards, and below. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 12, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 50-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 129–128 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 288.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.97 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1144

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins