Tetradrachm

Tigranes
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Asia Minor
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83-69 BCE

Silver

Overall: 1 in. (25 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Arthur Fairbanks, Class of 1886, in memory of his father, Henry Fairbanks, Class of 1853

27.1.29599

Geography

Place Made: Eastern Mediterranean, Syria, West Asia, Asia

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Head of King right, wearing Armenian Tiara decorated with star and two Eagles Reverse: The Tyche of Antioca seated left on rock, holding palm; before her, River God Orontes swimming: all within wreath

Course History

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

CLST 17, HIST 94, Roman History: The Republic, Roberta Stewart, Winter 2019

Provenance

Arthur Fairbanks (1864-1944), Class of 1886; given to present collection, 1927.

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