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Coin of Temnus with bust of Tyche

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Obverse: Bust of city goddess to right, wearing turreted crown. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Goddess standing, holding rudder and cornucopia. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 117–268

Mint

Temnus, Asia: Aeolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 2.46 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

88.70

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins