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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VI

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Obverse: Head of Antiochos VI to right, wearing diadem, one end hanging downwards, the other on neck, crown of six rays; fillet border. Reverse: The Dioskouroi on galloping horses left, each with pointed hat surmounted by star of six rays, chlamys flying in wind, and couched spear in right;...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 143–142 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2177.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 15.70 gm.

Accession Number

35.210

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins