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Coin of Thyatira with bust of Athena or Roma

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Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena or Roma wearing cuirass right, spear over shoulder. Reverse: Tyche stands, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By 1964: 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, A.D. 193–235

Mint

Thyatira, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.34 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins