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Coin of Tyana with bust of Antoninus Pius

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche seated left on throne decorated with winged monster. She holds grapes and corn ears in right hand. At feet, river god Lamus swims left. Inscriptions in Greek in field and around.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 186); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 138–161

Mint

Tyana, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 9.38 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

63.951

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins