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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos Hierax

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Obverse: Head of Antiochos Hierax to right, in diadem, ends hanging downwards, but wavy; border of dots. Reverse: Apollo seated to left on an omphalos covered in a network of fillets holding two arrows downwards in raised right hand and left hand resting on bow. In exergue, a bee upwards. At...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 241–228/227 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos (Mysia), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2156.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.41 gm.

Accession Number

35.132

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins