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Coin of Aezani with head of Claudius, struck under Menelaus Demosthenes

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Obverse: Laureate head of Claudius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Zeus of Aezanis to left, holding eagle and scepter. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 41–54

Mint

Aezani, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.67 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

88.82

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins