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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with head of Seleukos VI

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Obverse: Within a filleted border, head of Seleukos VI to right, bearded and wearing a diadem. Reverse: Within a laurel wreath, Zeus enthroned to left, holding a Nike (turned towards him) in his right hand and his sceptre in left. Under the throne. Monograms under throne and at left. Greek...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 96–95 B.C.

Mint

Antioch, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2192.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 15.82 gm.

Accession Number

01.5648

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins