Coin of Arados with bust of Tyche
about 135–112 B.C.
Mint: Phoenicia, Arados
Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.24 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Draped bust of Tyche right.
Palm branch behind.
Reverse: Poseidon seated on prow of galley left holding wreath in right hand, trident in left. As figurehead, Athena fighting to left.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour