Drachm of Arados with marine deity
Mint: Phoenicia, Arados
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2198.
Diameter: 15 mm. Weight: 3.51 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Marine deity to right, holding a dolphin in each hand.
Phoenician inscription above.
Border of circular links.
Reverse: Within a dotted, incuse square, a galley, with a winged sea-horse to right beneath.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund