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Coin of Germa with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. IMP.M.AVR.COM. ANTONINVS Reverse: Zeus seated right holding scepter in right hand, corn ears in left. COL.AVG. GERMENOC (reverse should read: GERMENOR); see media screen for uncertain letters on reverse.

Provenance

By 1972: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 13, 1972

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 182–184

Mint

Germa, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 28.5 mm. Weight: 17.18 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1972.862

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins