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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos III

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Obverse: Filleted head of Antiochos III to right. Fillet border. Reverse: Apollo seated on omphalos holding bow in left hand, arrow in right. Tripod in field left. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1964: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 8, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 17.08 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

64.965

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins