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Coin of Tarsos with seated Tyche and Kydnos

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Obverse: Tyche seated to right holding poppy and corn ears. At feet, river god Kydnos swimming right. Inscription illegible. Reverse: Zeus seated on throne to left holding Nike with wreath in right hand, sceptre in left. Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.


By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 169); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Tarsos, Cilicia


Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 16.09 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins