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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos Hierax

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Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos to right. Reverse: Apollo seated to left on omphalos, arrow in right hand, bow in lowered left. Below omphalos, a monogram. In field at left, protome of Pegasus and torch. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By 1961: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; January 10, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G. for $ 80.00.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 241–228/7 B.C.

Mint

Lampsakos (Mysia), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 269.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 16.98 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.3

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins