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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IV

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Obverse: Head of Antiochos to right wearing fillet with flying ends. Reverse: Zeus seated to left on throne without back, sceptre in raised left hand, on right hand. a Nike crowning him; about his loins a mantle. Inscription in Greek to left and right, downwards, and also in exergue. See Media...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1300); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 169–167 B.C.


Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2163.


Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.73 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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