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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.

Provenance

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

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

Accession Number

63.938

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins