Coin of Antioch with head of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 59–60


Mint: Syria, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 6.11 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.807

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Tyche right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Garlanded, lighted altar.
In exergue: inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour