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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos IX

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Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos IX to right. Cable border. Reverse: Zeus Nicephorus enthroned to left. Ground line. All in laurel wreath. Inscriptions in Greek at left and right and monogram under throne. (see media screen for monogram and Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: H. L. Haughton Collection; by 1958: with Sotheby & Co., 34 & 35 New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Haughton Collection, April 30 and May 1, 1958, lot 257); purchased on behalf of MFA at the Haughton auction by A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., June 5, 1958, for £ 558/10/0 (this is the total price for 58.504-58.514)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 114–95 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 292.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.06 gm. Die Axis: 2

Accession Number

58.509

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins