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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: Cybele, wearing kalathos, rides on lion to right. She holds a sceptre in her right hand, tympanum in her left. COL AV GFGERMENO

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 178); purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 19, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 180–192

Mint

Germa, Galatia

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.29 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

63.945

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins