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Coin of Ancyra with bust of Roma

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Obverse: Turreted, draped bust of Roma right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Dionysos stands, head left, thyrsos in left hand, kantharos in right. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, 1964, no. 3428); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 193–235

Mint

Ancyra, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.44 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1447

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins