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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1.1965.2572
People
Antiochos III the Great, Greek (r. 223-187 BCE)
Title
Tetradrachm of Antiochos III the Great of Syria
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
223 BCE-187 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Tarsos (Cilicia)
Period
Seleucid period
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/148355
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
17.03 g
Die Axis
12
Denomination
tetradrachm
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: BASILEWS ANTIOXOY
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
SC I 1025, WSM 1252
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation
Object Number
1.1965.2572
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Diademed head of Antiochos III r.
Rev.: Apollo seated l. on omphalos, testing an arrow in r. hand, l. hand resting on grounded bow. To l., A monogram, to r., another monogram

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