Coin of Tarsos with bust of Tyche
Hellenistic Period or later
about 164 B.C. or later
Mint: Cilicia, Tarsos
Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 12.63 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Draped, veiled, turreted bust of Tyche to right.
In field, Greek letter delta.
Reverse: Monument with garlanded base on which is pyramidal structure containing Sandan standing right on animal between two altars. Eagle with wings spread on top of pyramid.
Three monograms at left. Inscription in Greek.
By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 167); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour