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Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Antiochus I, II or III (?)

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

3rd-2nd century BCE

Artist:

Greek

About this artwork

The front of this coin portrays Antiochus facing right.

On the back, the god Apollo sits on a rounded stone called an omphalos.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Antiochus I, II or III (?)

Origin

Syria

Date

300 BCE–101 BCE

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ

Dimensions

Diam. 3 cm; 11.11 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1168

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