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Coin of Apollonia Mordiaeum in alliance with Lycian city with head of deified Alexander the Great

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Obverse: Head of Alexander-Herakles wearing lionskin right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: City goddesses standing, holding sceptres and clasping right hands. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1965: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 211–217

Mint

Apollonia Mordiaeum and Lycian city (Alliance), Pisidia and Lycia

Dimensions

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.61 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

65.556

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins