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Coin of Korykos with head of Tyche

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Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche right. At left, inscription in Greek. Reverse: Hermes stands left holding phiale? and caduceus. Inscriptions in Greek at left and right. (Inscription at left is not clear). (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, February 10, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, Hellenistic or Early Period, 1st century B.C.

Mint

Korykos, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 6.45 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.206

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins