Coin of Caesarea with head of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 103


Mint: Cappadocia, Caesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1984.10

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted head of Tyche, right.
Reverse: Pyramidal stone.
Below: Greek inscription = year 6.
Struck under Trajan.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Frank Sternberg, Bahnhofstrasse 84, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 13, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Utoquai 47, Zurich, November 17-18, 1983, lot 245); purchased at Sternberg auction 13 on behalf of MFA by Jeffrey Spier, 1750 Central Avenue, Wilmette, Illinois 60091; January 18, 1984: purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour