Tetradrachm (cistophoros) of Tralles with cista mystica, struck under Charidemos
Late Hellenistic Period
Mint: Lydia, Tralles
Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 11.03 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Half-open cista mystica from which serpent emerges.
Ivy-wreath with berries around.
Reverse: Circular temple flanked by coiled serpents.
Draped figure stands on the roof. At right, standing figure.
Inscriptions in Greek at left, above, and below.
Magistrate/moneyer: C. Fannius, Praetor
By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen List 228, January 1963, no. 47: as Apameia); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., April 8, 1964
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour