Coin of Tyana with bust of Antoninus Pius
Mint: Cappadocia, Tyana
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 8.79 gm. Die Axis: 12
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Obverse: Laureate bust of Antoninus Pius to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Tyche seated left holding ears of corn and bunch of grapes in right hand, left on seat.
Below, rivergod swimming.
Inscription in Greek around and in field left and right.
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
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour