Coin of Tarsos with seated Tyche and Kydnos
Hellenistic Period or later
about 164 B.C. or later
Mint: Cilicia, Tarsos
Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 16.09 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Tyche seated to right holding poppy and corn ears.
At feet, river god Kydnos swimming right.
Reverse: Zeus seated on throne to left holding Nike with wreath in right hand,
sceptre in left.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.
By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 169); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour