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Coin of Peltae with bust of Tyche

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Obverse: Turreted bust of Tyche, drapery around shoulders, to right. Reverse: Bucranium. Above, large crescent with two stars, one above the other (the Gemini ?). Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Mint

Peltae, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.24 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1192

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins