Coin of Iulia-Gordus with bust of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
Late 2nd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Iulia-Gordus

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.83 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.3034

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted, draped bust of City Tyche to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Facing cult statue of Ephesian Artemis.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale 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