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Coin of Tyana with bust of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Hadrian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche seated left on seat supported by winged monster. She holds corn ears and grapes in right hand, left rests on seat. At feet, river god Lamus swimming. Crescent in field right. Greek letters in field at left for...

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By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 185); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 136–137


Tyana, Cappadocia


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.34 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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