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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)

Provenance

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

Mint

Tarsos, Cilicia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.1426

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins