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Tetradrachm of Babylon with seated Baal, struck under Archon (?)

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Obverse: Baal seated left holds sceptre in right hand. In field left: M. Reverse: Lion walking left on ground line, monogram above. Below: H. (see media screen for monogram)

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 24, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 25, November 17, 1962, lot 477); by 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 323–321 B.C.

Mint

Babylon, Babylonia (Satraps)

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 17.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.493

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins