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Coin of Tium with bust of Tios

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Obverse: Diadmed bust of Tios to right; counterstamped with a Greek letter delta. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Winged caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 929); by 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6779); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.

Mint

Tium, Bithynia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.292

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins