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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Syria with jugate busts of Kleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII

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Obverse: Jugate busts of Kleopatra Thea and Antiochos VIII; former with hair on forehead and cheek in corkscrew curls, diadem, stephane, veil, pendent earring and necklace; latter with diadem and chlamys; fillet border. Reverse: Zeus Olympios seated left on throne without back; on extended right,...

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By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904 Regling does not list as Greenwell.

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 122–121 B.C.


Damaskos, Syria (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2183.


Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.49 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins