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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Elymais with head of Okkonapses

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Obverse: Diademed head of Okkonapses to right. At left: monogram. Reverse: Apollo seated left on omphalos, bow in left hand, arrow in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for monogram and Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1984: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 66, October 22-23,1984, lot 302); purchased at the Basel auction on behalf of MFA by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., November 21, 1984

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 140 B.C.

Mint

Susa (Persia), Elymais (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.38 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

1984.580

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins