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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

Inscriptions

Reverse: ΑΡΑΔΙΩΝ

Dimensions

Diam. 2.8 cm; 13.49 g

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Nelson Pelouze

Reference Number

1923.1159

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