Coin of Arados with bust of Tyche

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 135–112 B.C.


Mint: Phoenicia, Arados

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 6.24 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.809

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.
Inscription below.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour