Coin of Tium with bust of Tios

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
3rd century A.D.


Mint: Bithynia, Tium

Dimensions

Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 4.54 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

62.292

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diadmed bust of Tios to right.
Counterstamped with a Greek letter delta.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Winged caduceus between two crossed cornucopiae.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 929); by 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6779); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour