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Coin: æ

Museum number:
8-8120
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21080008120
Alternate number:
61 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.3101
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; Æ; Bronze issue; size: 20.01 mm.; weight: 6.81 gm. Obverse: Bust of Tyche facing right, wearing turreted crown and veil; border of dots. Reverse: Dolphin entwined round trident, upright between pilei of the Dioscuri; across field, inscription in two lines; border of dots. BH [PY]TI ΩN.
Donor:
Fredrica Lippman Lindgren and Henry Clay Lindgren
Collection place:
Berytus (ancient Roman colony)
Production place:
Berytus (ancient Roman colony)
Culture or time period:
Seleucid Phoenicia (323-64 BC)
Collector:
Fredrica Lippman Lindgren and Henry Clay Lindgren
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Tyche (Greek deity)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: BH[RY]TION
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
1st century BC
Department:
Cat. 8 - Classical Mediterranean regions
Dimensions:
linear 20.01 millimeters and weight 6.81 grams
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