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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. Fillet border. Reverse: Within laurel wreath, Pallas, armed standing left holding Nike in right hand; in left spear and shield. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 113–112 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2188.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.25 gm.

Accession Number

35.160

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins