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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios I

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Obverse: Diademed head of Demetrios I to right. Cable border. Reverse: Tyche seated to left, on throne supported by a winged female monster, holding scepter and cornucopia. Monograms at left. Inscription in Greek to left and right. Inscription in Greek in exergue (for year 162 = 151 to...

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By 1960: with Dr. Herbert A. Cahn, Basel; gift of Dr. Herbert A. Cahn to MFA, April 14, 1960

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Gift of Dr. Herbert A. Cahn, Basel

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 151–150 B.C.


Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 278.


Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 16.10 gm. Die Axis: 2

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins