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Drachm of Kremna and Keraitai with bust of Tyche

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Obverse: Bust of the city-Tyche to right, with turreted crown. Border of dots. Reverse: Cornucopiae. Inscriptions in Greek in right and left fields. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; September 19, 1962: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., for $ 50- (total price for 62.639–62.655 = $ 2300-)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 100 B.C.

Mint

Kremna and Keraitai, Pisidia

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 242.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.25 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.644

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins