Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Tyche

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

80/79 BC

Artist:

Greco-Roman; Arados, Phoenicia

About this artwork

The front of this coin depicts the goddess Tyche wearing a turreted crown.

On the back, the goddess Nike stands facing left while holding a palm branch.

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Culture

Ancient Greek

Title

Tetradrachm (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Tyche

Origin

Aradus

Date

80 BC–79 BC

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

Diam. 2.8 cm; 13.49 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1159

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