Tetrobol of Arados with head of Zeus

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 130–110 B.C.


Mint: Phoenicia, Arados

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 298.

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 2.43 gm.

Accession Number

61.1087

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Prow to left, with Athena “Promachos” as figurehead, advancing to left.
Above, two Greek letters.
Phoenician script below.

Provenance

By 1961: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 11, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.