Tetradrachm of Seleukeia-in-Pieria with bust of Tyche

Greek
Hellenistic Period
97 B.C.


Mint: Syria, Seleukeia-in-Pieria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2197.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.66 gm.

Accession Number

01.5645

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Within a filleted border turreted bust of Tyche to right, wearing a veil.
Reverse: Within a laurel wreath a filleted thunderbolt on a throne.
Inscriptions in Greek above thunderbolt and below throne.
Monogram at right of throne

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund