Coin of Tityassus with bust of Commodus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 180–192


Mint: Pisidia, Tityassus

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

62.406

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche, standing, looking left, holding rudder in lowered right hand,
cornucopia on left arm.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; May 9, 1962: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 1,221.00 (this is the total cost for 62.364–62.462)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour