Coin of Tripolis with bust of Athena

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
Early 3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Lydia, Tripolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.88 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

62.296

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Athena to right, with helmet and aegis.
Reverse: Tyche in long chiton and kalathos stands looking left, cornucopia in left hand, rudder in right.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 6783); 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