Drachm of Arados with bee

Greek
Hellenistic Period
160–159 B.C.


Mint: Phoenicia, Arados

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.01 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.101

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bee with straight wings, seen from above.
Greek letter and monogram in fields.
Reverse: Stag standing to right, in front of palm-tree.
Inscription in Greek on right, downwards.

Provenance

By 1963: with B. H. Kazandjian, 58 Langdon Avenue, Watertown, Mass.; purchased by MFA from B. H. Kazandjian, February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour