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Coin of Cyme with bust of Senate, struck under Elpis

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Obverse: Draped bust of the Senate to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche standing, head left, rudder in right hand, cornucopia in left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 253–268

Mint

Cyme, Asia: Aeolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 5.45 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.870

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins