Coin of Silandus with bust of Athena, struck under Attalianus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 164–169


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Silandus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.90 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

65.868

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena right, wearing aegis.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche stands, head left, holding rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.

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