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Coin of Aphrodisias with bust of Senate

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Obverse: Laureate, draped bust of Senate right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Two prize crowns on table. Beneath table, amphora between two palms. Small hole with plug. Inscriptions in Greek around and on crowns and table. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1966: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Special Bulletin, no. 20); October 4, 1966: purchased from Hesperia Art for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, October 11, 1966

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Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 3rd century A.D.


Aphrodisias, Asia: Caria


Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 14.50 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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