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Coin of Tarsos with seated Tyche

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Obverse: Tyche seated right holds ears of corn in right hand. At her feet, river-god Kydnos swims right. Reverse: Zeus seated left holding Nike with wreath on right hand, resting left on sceptre. Inscriptions in Greek at left and right. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period or later, about 164 B.C. or later


Tarsos, Cilicia


Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 8.95 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins