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Coin of Dioshieron with bust of Commodus, struck under Aristeas

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Within temple front with four columns, Zeus seated left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1984: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Buy or Bid Sale, No. 1, April 16, 1984, lot 87); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., June 13, 1984

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Dioshieron, Asia: Lydia


Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 20.30 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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