Tetrobol of Arados with head of Zeus
about 130–110 B.C.
Mint: Phoenicia, Arados
Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 298.
Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 2.43 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Prow to left, with Athena “Promachos” as figurehead, advancing to left.
Above, two Greek letters.
Phoenician script below.
By 1961: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, October 11, 1961
Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.