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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

1988.352

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins