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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Antiochos VIII

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Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochos VIII to right. Reverse: Zeus Ouranios standing, head left, holds sceptre in left hand, star in right. Crescent above head. In field left: M. Laurel wreath around. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. (see media screen for Greek...

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By 1964: with Berdj H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from Berdj H. Kazandjian, April 8, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 125–96 B.C.


Antioch (?), Syria (Kingdom)


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.59 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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