Tetradrachm of Arados with bust of Tyche

Greek
Hellenistic Period
64–63 B.C.


Mint: Phoenicia, Arados

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2199.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 14.34 gm.

Accession Number

01.7075.3

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Tyche to right, in turreted mural crown; veil falling to shoulders; hair rolled and in chignon.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Nike standing to left; leg flexed; aphlaston upwards in extended right hand; in lowered left hand, palm branch over left shoulder; hair on knot on top of head; in long, girdled chiton with overfall; ground line below.
Inscription in Greek at right. Greek and Phoenician letters at left in field.
Laurel wreath border; round incuse.

Credit Line

Source unidentified