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Coin of Hierapolis with bust of Serapis

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Obverse: Draped bust of Serapis, wearing a modius, to right. Reverse: Isis standing front, head left, holds a situla in her left hand, a sistrum in her right. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1963: with Hesperia Art, 2219 St. James Street, Philadelphia 3, Pa. (Hesperia Art Bulletin XXV, no. 15); 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, 2nd century A.D.

Mint

Hierapolis, Asia: Phrygia

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.80 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

63.802

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins