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Coin of Ephesus with bust of Domitian

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Domitian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Rivergod Marnas reclines left, left elbow on overturned vase, reed in right hand. Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1985: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1104, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 (Waddell List 13, February 1985, no. 62); purchased by MFA from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., April 24, 1985

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 92–93

Mint

Ephesus, Asia: Ionia

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 10.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1985.136

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins