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Coin of Tripolis with bust of Tyche

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Obverse: Turreted, draped bust of Tyche right. Reverse: Artemis stands, head right, holding bow in left hand, reaching for arrow in quiver with right hand. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Tripolis, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 5.28 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.534

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins