Coin of Sidon with head of Tyche

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 77–78


Mint: Syria, Sidon

Dimensions

Diameter: 14.5 mm. Weight: 3.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.810

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Tyche right. In front, star in crescent.
Reverse: War galley.
Inscriptions in Greek above and below.

Provenance

By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour