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Coin of Termessus with head of Zeus

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Obverse: Laureate head of Zeus right. Inscriptions in Greek below and around. Reverse: Tyche standing at left with rudder and cornucopia is crowned by Nike who holds wreath in right hand, palm branch in left. Inscriptions in Greek between figures and around. (see media screen for Greek...

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Said to be ex Cabinet de France, Paris, 1934; by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 238–268


Termessus, Pisidia


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 15.73 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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