Coin of Tarsos with bust of Tyche

Greek
Hellenistic Period or later
about 164 B.C. or later


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsos

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1427

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Veiled, turreted bust of Tyche right.
Reverse: Sandan standing right on horned animal with body of lion. He wears tall headdress, bow-case and sword. In left hand, bipennis.
Inscription in Greek at right. Monogram and letter at left.

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour