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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1980.85.220
Title
Coin of Seleukis and Pieria
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
1st century BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Seleukis and Pieria (Syria)
Period
Seleucid period
Culture
Seleucid
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/185920
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
7.7 g
Die Axis
12
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Reverse Inscription: ΣEΛEVKEΩN THΣIEPAΣ KAI AVTONOMOV
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
BMC 25-27, Sear 2184
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1980
Object Number
1980.85.220
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Female bust (the Tyche of Seleucia) r., wearing turreted headdress, veil, earring and necklace, border of dots.
Rev.: Thunderbolt (with fillet attached) on cushin placed on stoll, whole in laurel wreath.

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