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Coin of Ephesus with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Tyche-Fortuna standing left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, April 8, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 175–177

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 8.21 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.541

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins