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Coin of Ilium with bust of Diadumenian

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Obverse: Draped bust of Diadumenian to right. Inscription in Greek. Reverse: Athena standing to left, holding Nike, spear and shield, against her left leg. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

By 1962: with Edward Gans, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California (Gans List 28, Spring 1962, no. 7024); April 11, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 514.50 (this is the total cost of 62.288–62.316).

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 217–218

Mint

Ilium, Asia: Troas

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 4.65 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

62.312

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins