Tetradrachm of Aegeae with bust of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Late Republican Period
44–30 B.C.


Mint: Cilicia, Aegeae

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 14.56 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1997.164

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Tyche to right, wearing walled crown.
Reverse: Athena standing to left, spear and shield in left hand. On her right hand, small Victory reaching up with wreath.
In field at left, club and Greek letters. At right: Greek letter delta. Below: Greek letters to indicate the year 17. Greek inscription around.

Provenance

1997, gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. and Elizabeth Hecht to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 17, 1997)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift