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Coin of Tyana with head of Hadrian

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Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche of Tyana, wearing turreted head-dress, seated left, holding corn ears and bunch of grapes in right hand, left hand on base. Upper part of river-god swims at her feet. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for...

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Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 127

Mint

Tyana, Cappadocia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.05 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.554

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins