Coin of Tarsos with head of Tyche
Hellenistic Period or later
about 164 B.C. or later
Mint: Cilicia, Tarsos
Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 7.50 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Tyche right.
Reverse: Monument of Sandan with garlanded base on which is pyramid containing Sandan standing on animal to right between two small altars. On top of pyramid, eagle with wings spread.
Inscriptions in Greek.
By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour