Thursday, July 6, 2017

Figure 54

© Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. (CNG).
Photograph courtesy of
Silver Tetradrachm coin from Smyrna (ca. 155–145 BC).

Obv.: The Anatolian goddess Tyche/Cybele wearing a turreted crown.

Rev.: Displaying the magistrate’s monogram ΙΜΥΡ ΝΑΙΩΝ (izmur naiōn) within a laurel wreath.

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