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Stater of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos II

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Obverse: Head of Antiochos II to right, wearing diadem, one end hanging downwards, the other fluttering upwards. Reverse: Apollo seated to left on an omphalos covered in a network of fillets holding two arrows downwards in raised right hand and left hand resting on bow. At left, an...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling did not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 261–256 B.C.

Mint

Baktra (Baktria), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2152.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.43 gm.

Accession Number

04.1170

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins