Tetradrachm of Seleukeia-in-Pieria with bust of Tyche
Mint: Syria, Seleukeia-in-Pieria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2197.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.66 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Within a filleted border turreted bust of Tyche to right, wearing a veil.
Reverse: Within a laurel wreath a filleted thunderbolt on a throne.
Inscriptions in Greek above thunderbolt and below throne.
Monogram at right of throne
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund