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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VII

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Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos VII to right. Cable border. Reverse: Armed Athena stands looking to left, holding Nike in her right hand, spear and shield with Gorgoneion in her left. Club in field at left, with monogram above. Ground line. Laurel wreath around. Inscriptions in Greek...

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By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 45- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 131–130 B.C.


Tyre (Phoenicia), Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 286.


Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.73 gm. Die Axis: 11

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins