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Coin of Amisus with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription around. Reverse: Tyche seated left, cornucopia on left arm, rudder in right hand. At left below rudder, head of Thalassa?. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1969: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; July 1, 1969: purchased from Robert E. Hecht, Jr. by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, September 23, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 182–183

Mint

Amisus, Pontus

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 12.63 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

69.1083

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins