Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Trebonianus Gallus, Antioch, Seated Tyche of Antioch

  • Trebonianus Gallus-Antioch, Syria
  • Roman Provincial (Greek Imperial)
  • Bronze AE27 (diameter in millimeters)
  • 251-253AD
  • Obv: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. 
  • Rev: Tetrastyle Shrine, containing Tyche (city-goddess) seated facing on rock, river-god Orontes swimming at her feet; above shrine, ram running right, SC in Exergue.
  • Seated Tyche of Antioch Type
  • Ref: Sear's Greek Imperial Coins 4350

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