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Coin of Tityassus with forepart of boar

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Obverse: Forepart of boar right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tetrastyle temple with globe in pediment. Trellis-work (?) partly fills outer spaces between columns. Coiled snake in field at left. Inscription in Greek below and in right field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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, 2nd century A.D.

Mint

Tityassus, Pisidia

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.81 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.1259

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins