Coin of Peltae with bust of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Mint: Asia: Phrygia, Peltae

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 2.24 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1192

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Turreted bust of Tyche, drapery around shoulders, to right.
Reverse: Bucranium. Above, large crescent with two stars, one above the other (the Gemini ).
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour