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Coin of Apamea with bust of Dionysus Kelaineos, struck under Stratonicianus

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Obverse: Diademed and draped bust right of Dionysos Kelaineos. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription) Reverse: Biga of lions, to right. On biga, cista mystica, torch, and thyrsos. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek...

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Provenance

By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 453); by 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–182

Mint

Apamea, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 18.75 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1972.991

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins