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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.


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

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.


Hierapolis, Asia: Phrygia


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

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The Ancient World


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