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Cistophorus with cista mystica, struck under C. Flavius Fimbria

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Obverse: Within wreath, cista mystica from which snake emerges to left. Reverse: At left, staff with crescent, at right, caduceus. FIMBRIA IMPERAT

Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; June 24, 1987: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Republican Period, 85 B.C.

Mint

Pergamum, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 11.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1987.301

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins