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Coin of Hierocaesarea with bust of Artemis Persica

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Obverse: Bust of Artemis Persica right, quiver over shoulder. In front bow (and arrow ?). Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Lighted altar. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1964: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, Late 1st–2nd century A.D.

Mint

Hierocaesarea, Asia: Lydia

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.5 mm. Weight: 2.50 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

64.1268

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins