Tetradrachm HΞP; ∆C

Features

Issuer Arados (Phoenician cities)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 168 (92 BC)
Calendar Phoenician era
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachms
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 15.21 g
Diameter 26.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 307114
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References BMC Greek# 221,
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.
BMC Greek# 222,
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.
SNG Cop# 50
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 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
HΞP
Λ
ΔC

Translation: Arados

Mint

Aradus, Phoenicia, modern-day Arwad, Syria

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
168 (92 BC)  HΞP

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