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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VIII

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Obverse: Head of Antiochos VIII to right, in diadem, ends hanging downwards; fillet border. Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing facing, head and right leg left; on outstretched right, eight-pointed star; raised left on lotus-tipped scepter; hair long on neck; upper body nude, himation over lower...

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Provenance

Object to be labled H. E. Bolles Fund. Total purchase price for 30.48-30.65 = $ 1,042.20

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 121–113 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2186.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 16.60 gm.

Accession Number

30.49

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins