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Tetradrachm of Tarsus with head of Domitian

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Obverse: Laureate head of Domitian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Tyche, seated on rock to right, holds palm branch in right hand. River-god Kydnos swims to right at her feet. Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 93–95

Mint

Tarsus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.73 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1175

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins