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Coin Depicting the Goddess Tyche

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

98-192

Artist:

Roman; Smyrna, Ionia (now Izmir, Turkey)

About this artwork

The front (obverse) of this coin depicts a draped and turreted head of the goddess Tyche facing to the right. On the back (reverse), a lion is depicted, walking to the right.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Culture

Ancient Roman

Title

Coin Depicting the Goddess Tyche

Origin

Izmir

Date

98 CE–192 CE

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Obverse: CMV PNA Reverse: CMV[P] NAIΩN

Dimensions

Diam. 1.8 cm; 3.55 g

Credit Line

Gift of William F. Dunham

Reference Number

1920.2951

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