Tetradrachm of Tarsus with head of Domitian

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 93–95


Mint: Cilicia, Tarsus

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.73 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.1175

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate head of Domitian to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche, seated on rock to right, holds palm branch in right hand.
River-god Kydnos swims to right at her feet.
Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour