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Coin of Aphrodisias with head of Senate

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Obverse: Filleted head of Senate right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Aphrodite stands, head left, patera in right hand, sceptre in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; 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. 200–250

Mint

Aphrodisias, Asia: Caria

Dimensions

Coin or medal: 10.78 gm, 26.5 mm, 6h, 0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.1369

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins