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Coin of Heraclea Salbace with bust of Antoninus Pius, struck under Attalus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Herakles facing, club in right hand, bow and arrows in left. Inscriptions in Greek around and in field. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)


By 1970: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland (auction 41, June 18-19, 1970, lot 401); 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. 138–161


Heraclea Salbace, Asia: Caria


Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 25.91 gm. Die Axis: 6

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The Ancient World


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