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Coin Depicting the Goddess Tyche

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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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.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium

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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