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Maker(s):Antiochus II (minted under)
Culture:Greek
Title:Tetradrachm of Antiochus I, Soter
Date Made:Hellenistic Period; 280-261 BCE
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Silver (AG)
Place Made:Antioch, modern Turkey
Measurements:27mm; 17.107g
Accession Number:  MH 2004.13.4
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nathan Whitman
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Obverse: Diademed head of Antiochus I right. Ends of diadem flow out at nape. Face shows gravitas with wrinkles around the mouth and sunken eyes. Worn dot border.
Reverse: Apollo seated left on omphalos, examining arrow held in right hand and resting left hand on grounded bow. Dot border; ANTIOXOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; numismatics

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