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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos I

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Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos I to right. Reverse: Apollo seated to left on draped omphalos, holding arrow in right hand, bow in lowered left. Ground line. In field at left and right, monogram. Inscription in Greek at right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions and...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 250- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 261–246 B.C.

Mint

Seleukeia-on-the-Tigris (Babylonia), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 265.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.00 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

62.650

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins