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Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Augustus, struck under Sozon

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Augustus to right. Border of dots. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Filleted double-axe. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXI, no. 250); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., March 20, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Aphrodisias, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.231

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins