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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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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.


Baktra (Baktria), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

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


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.43 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins