Tetradrachm ςqρ; KΣ

Features

Issuer Arados (Phoenician cities)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 64 BC - 63 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachms
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 15.11 g
Diameter 28.0 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 194202
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References BMC Greek# 274
Reginald Stuart Poole; 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum / Volume 2. Sicily. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
And 26 more volumes.

Obverse

Turreted, veiled and draped bust of Tyche to right.

Reverse

Nike standing left, holding aplustre and palm, date in left field above phoenician and greek letters; all within wreath.

Script: Greek

Lettering:
APAΔIΩN
ςqρ
𐤖𐤘

Translation: Arados

Mint

Aradus, Phoenicia, modern-day Arwad, Syria

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (64 BC - 63 BC)  ςqρ (year 196)

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