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Coin of Corinth with head of Aphrodite, struck under Q. Caecilius Niger and C. Heius Pamphilus

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Obverse: Head of Aphrodite to right, wearing a necklace, with her hair gathered back and tied. CO[RINT] Reverse: Bellerophon on Pegasos right, with spear in right hand, striking at Chimaera to left beneath him. [Q.]CAECIL.NIGR/C.HIEORPAM Below: IIVIR


By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Late Republican Period, 34–31 B.C.


Corinth, Achaea: Peloponnese


Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 7.54 gm. Die Axis: 11

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The Ancient World


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