Coin of Laodicea with bust of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
25–24 B.C.


Mint: Syria, Laodicea

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 9.01 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

65.808

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Veiled, turreted bust right of Tyche.
Reverse: Tyche to left holding cornucopia and rudder.
Inscriptions in Greek around and at left.

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