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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios I

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Obverse: Head of Demetrios I to right, wearing fillet with flying ends. Laurel wreath border tied below. Reverse: Tyche seated to left on throne without back, the leg of which is in the form of a winged Tritoness; in right hand, a short sceptre downwards, on left arm a large cornucopia with...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 162–156 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2168.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.71 gm.

Accession Number

35.116

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins