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

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


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 - Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.


Amisos, Pontus


Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 5.54 gm. Die Axis: 3

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The Ancient World


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