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Coin of Amorium with head of Augustus, struck under Alexander

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Obverse: Head of Augustus right. Lituus at right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Eagle, wings closed, with caduceus across left wing, stands on thunderbolt right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 3398); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, February 9, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 27 B.C.–A.D. 14

Mint

Amorium, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.13 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

66.56

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins