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Coin of Cyme with head of Cyme

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Obverse: Filleted head of Cyme right, hair rolled. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Bridled horse right, left foreleg raised. Inscriptions in Greek around and above horse's back. Quasi-Autonomous, time of Nero (?). (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.–1st century A.D. (?)

Mint

Cyme, Asia: Aeolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.18 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

62.544

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins