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Coin of Iulia-Gordus with bust of Tyche

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Obverse: Turreted, draped bust of City Tyche to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Facing cult statue of Ephesian Artemis. Inscription in Greek.


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, Late 2nd century A.D.


Iulia-Gordus, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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