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Tetradrachm of Antioch (?) with head of Marc Antony

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Obverse: Head of Marc Antony to right, bare. Border of dots. [inscription] Reverse: Bust of Kleopatra VII to right wearing diadem, earring, pearl necklace, and dress embroidered in front with pearls, hair adorned with pearls. [inscription] Border of dots. (See media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Anonymous private collection; April 4, 1935: anonymous gift to MFA

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman Provincial, Late Republican Period, about 36 B.C.

Mint

Antioch (?), Syria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2196.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 15.50 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.159

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins