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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IX

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Obverse: Head of Antiochos IX to right, diademed, within a filleted border. Reverse: Athena Parthenos, with Nike, shield and spear, standing with body 3/4 front to left, head in profile, - the Nike turned away from her and holding out a wreath. In field and around [inscriptions]. Surrounded by a...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 113–108 B.C.


Ake-Ptolemais (Phoenicia), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2187.


Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.40 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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