Tetradrachm of Tripolis with busts of the Dioskouroi
Mint: Phoenicia, Tripolis
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2201.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 15.08 gm.
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Draped busts of the Dioskouroi, laureate, profile to right, surmounted by stars.
Reverse: Tyche standing profile to left, her right hand holding a tiller and in her left a cornucopia.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right and in the exergue.
The whole surrounded by a laurel wreath.
1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund