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Drachm of Amisos with bust of Tyche (?), struck under Ariseg[...]

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Obverse: Draped bust of Tyche? left wearing earring, necklace, and turreted stephane ornamented with floral devices. Reverse: Owl facing, wings spread, stands on shield. At right, sword in sheath. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.

Mint

Amisos, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 5.68 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

65.508

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins