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Coin of Cyzicus in alliance with Smyrna with bust of Kore, struck under Naeb. Quintus Maximus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Kore right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Kore with two torches stands between Nemeses of Smyrna. Nemesis at the left holds a wheel, and Nemesis at right holds a bridle. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection (von Aulock Sylloge, no. 1252); purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–192

Mint

Cyzicus and Smyrna (Alliance), Asia: Mysia and Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 45.5 mm. Weight: 31.50 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1332

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins