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Coin of Caesarea with head of Tyche

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Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche, right. Reverse: Pyramidal stone. Below: Greek inscription = year 6. Struck under Trajan. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 13, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Utoquai 47, Zurich, November 17-18, 1983, lot 245); purchased at Sternberg auction 13 on behalf of MFA by Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091; January 18, 1984: purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 103

Mint

Caesarea, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1984.10

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins