Tetradrachm ΓΠP; MΣ

Features

Issuer Arados (Phoenician cities)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 77 BC - 76 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachms
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 14.91 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 307110
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References BMC Greek# 255
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, draped and veiled bust of Tyche right.

Reverse

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

Script: Greek

Lettering:
APAΔIΩN
ΓΠP
𐤅

Translation: Arados

Mint

Aradus, Phoenicia, modern-day Arwad, Syria

Comments

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (77 BC - 76 BC)  ΓΠP (year 183)

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