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Stater of Kingdom of Syria with head of Zeus, struck under Seleukos I

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right. Border of dots. Reverse: Elephant standing to right. Ground line. In field above, spearhead. In exergue, A. Border of dots.

Provenance

By 1962: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6, & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S. W. 1; October 10, 1962: purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd. for $ 750-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 298–280 B.C.

Mint

Susa (Persia), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 262.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 16.84 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

62.930

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins