Coin of Tyana with head of Hadrian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 127


Mint: Cappadocia, Tyana

Dimensions

Diameter: 24.5 mm. Weight: 9.05 gm. Die Axis: 11

Accession Number

62.554

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche of Tyana, wearing turreted head-dress, seated left, holding corn ears and bunch of grapes in right hand, left hand on base. Upper part of river-god swims at her feet.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour