Drachm of Arados with marine deity

Greek
Classical Period
400–350 B.C.


Mint: Phoenicia, Arados

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2198.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.51 gm.

Accession Number

01.5650

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Marine deity to right, holding a dolphin in each hand.
Phoenician inscription above.
Border of circular links.
Reverse: Within a dotted, incuse square, a galley, with a winged sea-horse to right beneath.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund