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Coin of Attalea with bust of Poseidon

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Obverse: Bust of Poseidon to left. Trident entwined by dolphin at left. Reverse: Nike holding wreath to right, in left hand, palm-branch. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 43); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Mint

Attalea, Pamphylia

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.5 mm. Weight: 1.89 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.828

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins