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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, diademed. Fillet border. Reverse: Tyche clad in long chiton and peplos, seated ledt on throne supported by winged Tritoness, holding sceptre in right hand and cornucopia in left. (See media screen for inscriptions in Greek.) Mint: Antioch

Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 152–151 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2169.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.55 gm.

Accession Number

35.121

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins