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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)


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).

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Cyme, Asia: Aeolis


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

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