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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Demetrios II

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Obverse: Head of Demetrios II to right in long flowing beard, and diadem, ends hanging downwards; fillet border. Reverse: Zeus clad in himation, seated left on throne, holding Nike left and sceptre right. Monograms at left. Inscriptions in Greek, in left and right fields. See media screen for...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 129–128 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2181.

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.50 gm.

Accession Number

35.206

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins