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Coin of Tripolis with bust of Athena

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Obverse: Bust of Athena to right, with helmet and aegis. Reverse: Tyche in long chiton and kalathos stands looking left, cornucopia in left hand, rudder in right. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6783); 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, Early 3rd century A.D.

Mint

Tripolis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.88 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.296

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins