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Coin of Erythrae with bust of Marcus Aurelius, struck under Cl. Secundus

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Obverse: Bust of Marcus Aurelius as Caesar, right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Hercules stands within tetrastyle temple, holding club in right hand, short spear in left. (Inscription in Greek) Around: in exergue:


Date unknown: Walter Niggeler Collection; by 1966: with Bank Leu & Co. AG and Münzen und Medaillen AG, Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 2 of the Walter Niggeler Collection, October 21-22, lot 620); by 1973: with A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., 11 Adelphi Terrace, London WC2N 6BJ, England; purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd., December 12, 1973

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–147


Erythrae, Asia: Ionia


Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 20.28 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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