Coin of Thyatira with bust of Athena
Early 3rd century A.D.
Mint: Asia: Lydia, Thyatira
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 3.13 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted bust of Athena, wearing aegis, to right.
At right, countermark: head right.
Reverse: Tyche stands, head to left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour