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Tetradrachm of Antioch-on-the-Maeander with head of Dionysos

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Obverse: Vine-wreathed, filleted head of Dionysos to right. Reverse: Humped bull standing to left on maeander pattern, Tyche head in front. Laurel wreath around. Inscriptions in Greek within wreath, above and below. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) The obverse is copied from...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 12, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. for $ 600-

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 168 B.C.

Mint

Antioch-on-the-Maeander, Caria

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 188.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 15.21 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.1138

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins