Tetradrachm of Arados with bust of Tyche

Greek
Hellenistic Period
92–91 B.C.


Mint: Phoenicia, Arados

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 15.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1981.502

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted bust of Tyche right.
Reverse: Within laurel wreath, Nike advancing left, aphlaston in right hand, palm over left shoulder.
Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, December 9, 1981

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule