Coin of Seleucia Pieria with bust of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 157


Mint: Syria, Seleucia Pieria

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 7.83 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

65.805

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted, veiled bust of Tyche right.
Palm branch behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Filleted thunderbolt on cushion placed on stool. Bead and reel border.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.

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