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Coin of Cyme with bust of Commodus, struck under Cor. Lollianus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Emperor on horseback right, right hand raised. At right, two soldiers. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1964: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., October 14, 1964

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–182


Cyme, Asia: Aeolis


Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 24.36 gm. Die Axis: 5

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The Ancient World


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