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Coin of Germe with bust of Plautilla, struck under Glycon

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Obverse: Bust of Plautilla, draped, right. (Inscription in Greek) Reverse: Three nymphs (Danaides ?) standing front, each holding jug. The outer figures each place arm on shoulder of central figure. (Inscription in Greek)

Provenance

By 1963: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 211–217

Mint

Germe, Asia: Mysia

Dimensions

Diameter: 33.5 mm. Weight: 22.58 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

63.1242

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins