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Tetradrachm of Arados with bust of Tyche

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Obverse: Turreted bust of Tyche right. Reverse: Within laurel wreath, Nike advancing left, aphlaston in right hand, palm over left shoulder. Inscriptions in Greek in left and right fields, within wreath. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift to MFA from Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule, December 9, 1981

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 92–91 B.C.


Arados, Phoenicia


Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 15.20 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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