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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos III

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Obverse Head of Antiochos III to right, diademed; fillet border. Reverse: Apollo seated left on draped omphalos holding bow and arrow. To left, tripod. Inscription in right and left fields, downwards. See media screen for inscriptions.

Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 208–200 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2159.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.97 gm.

Accession Number

35.214

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins