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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.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Iulia-Gordus, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

63.3034

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins