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Stater of Kingdom of Syria with head of Seleukos II

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Obverse: Diademed head of Seleukos II to right. Reverse: Apollo standing with arrow in right hand, bow in left. At left, monogram. Inscription in Greek at left and right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 240–232 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.966

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins