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Coin of Anazarbus with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Within wreath: inscriptions in Greek (Year 209 = 180 A.D.) See media screen for Greek inscriptions.

Inscription

See attached media

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180

Mint

Anazarbus, Cilicia

Dimensions

Diameter: 22.5 mm. Weight: 6.77 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1169

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins