Coin of Ceretapa Diocaesarea with bust of Boule

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 211–217 (?)


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Ceretapa Diocaesarea

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 6.22 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.2929

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, veiled, draped bust of Boule to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche standing to left, wearing kalathos, holds rudder in right hand,
cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

1910: purchased at Kazyk-Bel-Kahve by Arthur M. Woodward; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (auction of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour