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Coin of Elaea with head of Lucius Verus

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Obverse: Head of Lucius Verus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Kalathos with poppyhead and ears of corn. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; 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. 161–169

Mint

Elaea, Asia: Aeolis

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 1.80 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1296

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins