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Coin of Derbe with bust of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Lucius Verus to left. In field left and right: Greek letter. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Herakles standing towards right holds club in right hand and apples of Hesperides in left. Lion's skin over left arm. Inscription in Greek.


By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 147); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 164–169


Derbe, Lycaonia


Diameter: 25.5 mm. Weight: 10.99 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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