Coin of Tarsos with seated Tyche

Greek
Hellenistic Period or later
about 164 B.C. or later


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsos

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1426

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Tyche seated right holds ears of corn in right hand.
At her feet, river-god Kydnos swims right.
Reverse: Zeus seated left holding Nike with wreath on right hand, resting left on sceptre.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour