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Coin of Hierapolis in alliance with Sardis with bust of Commodus

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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Commodus to right. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: At left Apollo of Hierapolis stands with lyre looking right to cult statue of Kore of Sardis enthroned front with corn on her left and poppy on her right. Inscription in Greek around and in...

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By 1988: with Dennis P. Devine, 24 Meroke Lane, Rocky Point, New York 11778; purchased by MFA from Dennis P. Devine, September 28, 1988

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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


Hierapolis and Sardis (Alliance), Asia: Phrygia and Lydia


Diameter: 42.5 mm. Weight: 33.43 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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