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Coin of Laodicea with bust of Tyche

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Obverse: Veiled, turreted bust right of Tyche. Reverse: Tyche to left holding cornucopia and rudder. Inscriptions in Greek around and at left. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 25–24 B.C.


Laodicea, Syria


Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 9.01 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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